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Historical Events In 1884

Sunday, 19 January 2020

May 08   Harry S Truman, later to become the 33rd president of the United States, is born near Lamar, MO on this day in history.  

May 08   The birth of Harry S. Truman, 33rd US President in the year 1884.  

May 09   In the year 1884 hermanus W Witteveen, theologist, dies at 69  

May 12   In the year 1884 bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Czech composer (2 Widows), dies at 60  

May 13   Cyrus Hall McCormick, inventor, dies on this day in history.  

May 13   Institute for Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) forms on this day in history.  

May 13   On this day in history institute for Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is founded  

May 14   Anti-Monopoly party forms in the US on this day in history.  

May 14   Anti-Monopoly party forms in US on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1884 10th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Buchanan wins in 2:40.25  

May 17   Alaska becomes a US territory in the year 1884.  

May 17   On this day in history louis Brassin, composer, dies at 43  

May 19   On this day in history arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer (Adriaan Brouwer) (or 5/10)  

May 19   Ringling Brothers circus premieres in the year 1884.  

May 22   In the year 1884 1-armed pitcher Hugh Daily fanned 13 hitters  

May 22   Alceo Toni, composer on this day in history.  

May 23   12th Preakness: S Fisher aboard Knight of Ellerslie wins in 2:39.5 in the year 1884.  

May 24   In the year 1884 anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party form People's Party in the US  

May 24   Anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party forms People's Party in US in the year 1884.  

May 26   In the year 1884 charles Winninger, Athens Wisc, actor (Charlie Farrell Show)  

May 26   In the year 1884 fred Spofforth takes 7-34 & 7-3 v England XI in 4 hours  

May 26   On this day in history fred Spofforth takes 7-34 & 7-3 vs England XI in 4 hours  

May 27   Bax Brod, composer on this day in history.  

May 28   Edvard Benes, premier/president of Czechoslovakia (1921-22, 35-48) in the year 1884.  

May 29   On this day in history 1st steam cable trams start in highgate  

May 29   On this day in history the first steam cable trams start in highgate  

May 31   Dr John Harvey Kellogg patents "flaked cereal" in the year 1884.  

Jun 03   In the year 1884 john Lynch (R-MS) chosen 1st black major-party natl convention chair  

Jun 04   18th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Panique wins in 2:42 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Ivy Compton-Burnett, novelist on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history william Sherman refuses Republican presidential nomination saying "I will not accept if nominated & will not serve if elected"  

Jun 07   On this day in history julius P Hoste, Belgium minister/daily newspaper publisher (Last News)  

Jun 08   In the year 1884 henry Clay Work, composer, dies at 51  

Jun 09   In the year 1884 johannes Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist/conductor  

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Famous Birthdays In 1884

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jacques Chardonne, [Boutelleau], French writer (l'Epithalame) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1884 birth of eli S Jones, US, evangelist (Christ of Indian road)  

Jan 03   Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer was born in the year 1884.  

Jan 10   James Philip Dunn, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Louis Horst, composer was born in the year 1884.  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of texas Guinan, American actress (d. 1933)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of johannes Elsensohn, Dutch actor/writer (Arie, novel from the Jordan)  

Jan 13   Sophie Tucker, [Kalish], Russia, singer/last of red hot mammas was born in the year 1884.  

Famous Deaths In 1884

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Gregor Mendel, Augustine monk/heredity pioneer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist (b. 1804)  

Jan 21   On this day in history auguste Franchomme, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 24   On this day in history johann Christian Gebauer, composer, dies at 75  

Feb 08   Arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   John Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Tambo Tambo, Australian aboriginal/US circus attaction, dies at 23 on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1884 death of isaac Todhunter, English mathematician (b. 1820)  

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