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Historical Events In 1884

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Oct 30   Rudolf Forster, Grobming Austria, actor (Threepenny Opera) on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history the Gaelic Athletic Association is set up in Hayes's Hotel in Thurles, County Tipperary.  

Nov 01   The Harbour Grace Railway, the first railway on Newfoundland, is opened for traffic between St. Johns and Harbour Grace. The last spike was driven by Prince George, later to become King George V, who was at the time visiting Newfoundland as a midshipman aboard H.M.S. Cumberland on this day in history.  

Nov 02   In the year 1884 auguste Emmanuel Vaucorbeil, composer, dies at 62  

Nov 03   Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch author (Me Own Way) on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Grover Cleveland (D) beats James G Blaine (R) for 1st pres term on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history grover Cleveland (D) beats James G Blaine (R) for first presidential term  

Nov 05   In the year 1884 james Elroy Flecker, English poet/dramatist (Hassan)  

Nov 06   On this day in history british protectorate proclaimed over southeast New Guinea  

Nov 06   Ludomir Rozycki, Polish composer/conductor (Meduza, Eros i Psyche) in the year 1884.  

Nov 08   In the year 1884 german govt recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State  

Nov 09   In the year 1884 hector Abbas, actor/director (Rosa Lynd Company)  

Nov 10   In the year 1884 jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet/author (Bird Phoenix)  

Nov 15   In the year 1884 colonization of Africa orgainized at Intl conference in Berlin  

Nov 15   On this day in history colonization of Africa organized at international conference in Berlin  

Nov 17   Cops arrest John L Sullivan in 2nd round for being "cruel" on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Norman Thomas, Marion Ohio, socialist (Pres Candidate 1928-48) in the year 1884.  

Nov 22   T Thomas Fortune starts NY Freeman (NY Age) newspaper in the year 1884.  

Nov 24   In the year 1884 michel de Klerk, architect (Amsterdam School)  

Nov 25   John B Meyenberg of St Louis patents evaporated milk on this day in history.  

Nov 27   Franziska "Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina/choreography, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Dec 01   American Old West: Near Frisco, New Mexico, deputy sheriff Elfego Baca holds off a gang of 80 Texan cowboys who want to kill him for arresting Charles McCarthy on this day in history.  

Dec 01   In the year 1884 torben Myer, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Girl Who Came Back)  

Dec 02   On this day in history ruth Draper, US, lecture artist [or 1989]  

Dec 04   In the year 1884 alice Mary Smith, composer, dies at 45  

Dec 05   On this day in history evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor/pianist  

Dec 06   Aluminum capstone set atop Washington Monument, Wash, DC in the year 1884.  

Dec 06   Aluminum capstone set atop Washington Monument, Washington DC in the year 1884.  

Dec 06   Rose Schneiderman, NY state dept of labor sect (1937-44) on this day in history.  

Dec 09   Levant Richardson patents ball-bearing skate in the year 1884.  

Dec 12   On this day in history 1st Test match played at the Adelaide Oval  

Dec 14   In the year 1884 regina Ullmann, writer  

Dec 16   In the year 1884 great Britain recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State  

Dec 18   Philippe van Isacker, Belgian minister on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1884.  

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   Louis Horst, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   Johannes Elsensohn, Dutch actor/writer (Arie, novel from the Jordan) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1884 gregor Mendel, Augustine monk/heredity pioneer, dies at 61  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1884 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   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   On this day in history death of isaac Todhunter, English mathematician (b. 1820)  

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