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.