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Historical Events In 1884

Sunday, 20 September 2020

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   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 in the year 1884.  

May 13   In the year 1884 institute for Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) forms  

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

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

May 14   On this day in history anti-Monopoly party forms in US  

May 16   On this day in history 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   Louis Brassin, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

May 19   Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer (Adriaan Brouwer) (or 5/10) on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history ringling Brothers circus premieres  

May 22   1-armed pitcher Hugh Daily fanned 13 hitters on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history alceo Toni, composer  

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

May 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history 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   On this day in history bax Brod, composer  

May 28   Edvard Benes, premier/president of Czechoslovakia (1921-22, 35-48) on this day in history.  

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

May 29   The first steam cable trams start in highgate in the year 1884.  

May 31   Dr John Harvey Kellogg patents "flaked cereal" on this day in history.  

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

Jun 04   In the year 1884 18th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Panique wins in 2:42  

Jun 05   In the year 1884 ivy Compton-Burnett, novelist  

Jun 05   William Sherman refuses Republican presidential nomination saying "I will not accept if nominated & will not serve if elected" in the year 1884.  

Jun 07   Julius P Hoste, Belgium minister/daily newspaper publisher (Last News) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1884 birth of jacques Chardonne, [Boutelleau], French writer (l'Epithalame)  

Jan 03   Eli S Jones, US, evangelist (Christ of Indian road) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer  

Jan 10   In the year 1884 birth of james Philip Dunn, composer  

Jan 12   In the year 1884 birth of louis Horst, composer  

Jan 12   In the year 1884 birth of texas Guinan, American actress (d. 1933)  

Jan 13   In the year 1884 birth of johannes Elsensohn, Dutch actor/writer (Arie, novel from the Jordan)  

Jan 13   In the year 1884 birth of sophie Tucker, [Kalish], Russia, singer/last of red hot mammas  

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

Jan 21   Auguste Franchomme, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Johann Christian Gebauer, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1884.  

Feb 08   Arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76 in the year 1884.  

Feb 21   In the year 1884 john Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71  

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

Mar 01   Isaac Todhunter, English mathematician (b. 1820) died on this day in history.  

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