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.