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Historical Events In 1884

Monday, 18 February 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   In the year 1884 hermanus W Witteveen, theologist, dies at 69  

May 12   Bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Czech composer (2 Widows), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

May 13   On this day in history cyrus Hall McCormick, inventor, dies  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1884 ringling Brothers circus premieres  

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

May 22   In the year 1884 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   Anti-Monopoly party & Greenback Party form People's Party in the US in the year 1884.  

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) on this day in history.  

May 26   Fred Spofforth takes 7-34 & 7-3 v England XI in 4 hours on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 1884 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) on this day in history.  

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   John Lynch (R-MS) chosen 1st black major-party natl convention chair in the year 1884.  

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

Jun 05   On this day in history ivy Compton-Burnett, novelist  

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

Jun 07   In the year 1884 julius P Hoste, Belgium minister/daily newspaper publisher (Last News)  

Jun 08   Henry Clay Work, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1884.  

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   On this day in history birth of eli S Jones, US, evangelist (Christ of Indian road)  

Jan 03   In the year 1884 birth of raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer  

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

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

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

Jan 13   Johannes Elsensohn, Dutch actor/writer (Arie, novel from the Jordan) was born in the year 1884.  

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   On this day in history gregor Mendel, Augustine monk/heredity pioneer, dies at 61  

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

Jan 21   Auguste Franchomme, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1884.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 01   On this day in history death of isaac Todhunter, English mathematician (b. 1820)  

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