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Historical Events In 1884

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Oct 30   On this day in history rudolf Forster, Grobming Austria, actor (Threepenny Opera)  

Nov 01   In the year 1884 the Gaelic Athletic Association is set up in Hayes's Hotel in Thurles, County Tipperary.  

Nov 01   In the year 1884 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.  

Nov 02   Auguste Emmanuel Vaucorbeil, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1884.  

Nov 03   Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch author (Me Own Way) in the year 1884.  

Nov 04   Grover Cleveland (D) beats James G Blaine (R) for 1st pres term in the year 1884.  

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

Nov 05   James Elroy Flecker, English poet/dramatist (Hassan) on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1884 british protectorate proclaimed over southeast New Guinea  

Nov 06   In the year 1884 ludomir Rozycki, Polish composer/conductor (Meduza, Eros i Psyche)  

Nov 08   German govt recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Hector Abbas, actor/director (Rosa Lynd Company) in the year 1884.  

Nov 10   Jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet/author (Bird Phoenix) on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history franziska "Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina/choreography, dies at 74  

Dec 01   On this day in history 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.  

Dec 01   On this day in history 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   Alice Mary Smith, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1884.  

Dec 05   Evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor/pianist on this day in history.  

Dec 06   Aluminum capstone set atop Washington Monument, Wash, DC on this day in history.  

Dec 06   On this day in history aluminum capstone set atop Washington Monument, Washington DC  

Dec 06   On this day in history rose Schneiderman, NY state dept of labor sect (1937-44)  

Dec 09   In the year 1884 levant Richardson patents ball-bearing skate  

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

Dec 14   On this day in history regina Ullmann, writer  

Dec 16   Great Britain recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Philippe van Isacker, Belgian minister 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 in the year 1884.  

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

Jan 03   Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer was born in the year 1884.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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 in the year 1884.  

Jan 17   Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist (b. 1804) died in the year 1884.  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history johann Christian Gebauer, composer, dies at 75  

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

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

Feb 23   In the year 1884 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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