Historical Events In 1884
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Jun 14 John McCormack, Irish/US singer (Irish folksongs) on this day in history.
Jun 15 On this day in history harry Langdon, Council Bluffs IA, comic/director (Strong Man)
Jun 15 The birth of Harry Langdon, American silent film star on this day in history.
Jun 16 On this day in history 1st roller coaster used (Coney Island NY)
Jun 16 In the year 1884 the first roller coaster in the U.S. begins operation at Coney Island, NY.
Jun 17 In the year 1884 christina C Bakker-van Bosse, feminist/pacifist
Jun 18 Edouard Daladier, premier France (1933..40) in the year 1884.
Jun 18 Juan B Alberdi, [Figarillo], Arg writer (Crime of War), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jun 21 Alexander, prince/last male descendent of Johan W Friso, dies in the year 1884.
Jun 21 In the year 1884 claude "Auk" Auchinleck, British fieldmarshal North-Africa
Jun 23 Werner Krauss, Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Caligari, Joyless Street) in the year 1884.
Jun 24 John Lynch is 1st black elected chairman of Republican convention on this day in history.
Jun 25 Hans Rott, composer, dies at 25 in the year 1884.
Jun 27 Forrester Harvey, Ireland, actor (Tarzan, Chump at Oxford) on this day in history.
Jun 27 In the year 1884 j Palisa discovers asteroid #237 Coelestina
Jun 27 The SS Caesarea, sank 10 miles off Cap de la Hague, Channel Islands, after being in a collision with the Strathesk on a voyage from Southampton on this day in history.
Jun 30 The birth of Georges Duhamel, French novelist on this day in history.
Jul 01 V Knorre discovers asteroid #238 Hypatia on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 1884 dow Jones published it's 1st stock avg
Jul 04 On this day in history 1st US bullfight held (Dodge City Ks)
Jul 04 Alexander Byvanck, Dutch art historian/archaeologist on this day in history.
Jul 04 In the year 1884 statue of Liberty presented to US in Paris
Jul 05 On this day in history german consul-general Gustav Nachtigal takes possession of Cameroon
Jul 05 Victor Masse, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Jul 06 Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac, French painter/cartoonist on this day in history.
Jul 10 In the year 1884 1st Test Cricket to be played at Old Trafford 1st day washed out
Jul 10 On this day in history paul Charles Morphy, US lawyer/chess wizard, dies at 47
Jul 10 On this day in history paul Morphy US chess wizard, dies
Jul 12 Louis B. Mayer, Dymer, Ukraine, American film producer and creator of the star system (MGM) on this day in history.
Jul 12 On this day in history the birth of Amedeo Modigliani, Italian artist
Jul 13 In the year 1884 francis B Young, British physician/writer (White Ladies)
Jul 14 On this day in history charles Meldrum Daniels, Dayton Oh, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1904, 08)
Jul 15 Enrique Soro Barriga, composer on this day in history.
Jul 21 1st Test Cricket match played at Lord's on this day in history.