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Historical Events In 1884

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 04   In the year 1884 grover Cleveland (D) beats James G Blaine (R) for 1st pres term  

Nov 04   In the year 1884 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   British protectorate proclaimed over southeast New Guinea in the year 1884.  

Nov 06   Ludomir Rozycki, Polish composer/conductor (Meduza, Eros i Psyche) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 15   Colonization of Africa orgainized at Intl conference in Berlin on this day in history.  

Nov 15   In the year 1884 colonization of Africa organized at international conference in Berlin  

Nov 17   On this day in history cops arrest John L Sullivan in 2nd round for being "cruel"  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 24   Michel de Klerk, architect (Amsterdam School) in the year 1884.  

Nov 25   John B Meyenberg of St Louis patents evaporated milk in the year 1884.  

Nov 27   Franziska "Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina/choreography, dies at 74 in the year 1884.  

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   Torben Myer, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Girl Who Came Back) on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1884 ruth Draper, US, lecture artist [or 1989]  

Dec 04   On this day in history alice Mary Smith, composer, dies at 45  

Dec 05   Evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor/pianist in the year 1884.  

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

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

Dec 06   In the year 1884 rose Schneiderman, NY state dept of labor sect (1937-44)  

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

Dec 12   1st Test match played at the Adelaide Oval in the year 1884.  

Dec 14   Regina Ullmann, writer in the year 1884.  

Dec 16   On this day in history 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 in the year 1884.  

Jan 03   Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   James Philip Dunn, composer was born in the year 1884.  

Jan 12   Louis Horst, composer was born in the year 1884.  

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   In the year 1884 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   In the year 1884 auguste Franchomme, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 24   In the year 1884 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   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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