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Historical Events In 1884

Sunday, 25 August 2019

May 08   Harry S Truman, later to become the 33rd president of the United States, is born near Lamar, MO in the year 1884.  

May 08   The birth of Harry S. Truman, 33rd US President on this day in history.  

May 09   Hermanus W Witteveen, theologist, dies at 69 in the year 1884.  

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   Institute for Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is founded in the year 1884.  

May 14   Anti-Monopoly party forms in the US in the year 1884.  

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

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

May 17   On this day in history alaska becomes a US territory  

May 17   Louis Brassin, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1884.  

May 19   In the year 1884 arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer (Adriaan Brouwer) (or 5/10)  

May 19   In the year 1884 ringling Brothers circus premieres  

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

May 22   On this day in history alceo Toni, composer  

May 23   12th Preakness: S Fisher aboard Knight of Ellerslie wins in 2:39.5 on this day in history.  

May 24   Anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party form People's Party in the US on this day in history.  

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

May 26   Charles Winninger, Athens Wisc, actor (Charlie Farrell Show) in the year 1884.  

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

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

May 27   Bax Brod, composer in the year 1884.  

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

May 29   1st steam cable trams start in highgate in the year 1884.  

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

May 31   In the year 1884 dr John Harvey Kellogg patents "flaked cereal"  

Jun 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1884.  

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

Jun 07   Julius P Hoste, Belgium minister/daily newspaper publisher (Last News) in the year 1884.  

Jun 08   On this day in history henry Clay Work, composer, dies at 51  

Jun 09   Johannes Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist/conductor in the year 1884.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of james Philip Dunn, composer  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of louis Horst, composer  

Jan 12   Texas Guinan, American actress (d. 1933) was born in the year 1884.  

Jan 13   In the year 1884 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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1884

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Gregor Mendel, Augustine monk/heredity pioneer, dies at 61 in the year 1884.  

Jan 17   Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist (b. 1804) died on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1884 arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76  

Feb 21   On this day in history john Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71  

Feb 23   Tambo Tambo, Australian aboriginal/US circus attaction, dies at 23 in the year 1884.  

Mar 01   Isaac Todhunter, English mathematician (b. 1820) died in the year 1884.  

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