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Historical Events In 1884

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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

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

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 in the year 1884.  

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

Nov 03   In the year 1884 apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch author (Me Own Way)  

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

Nov 04   In the year 1884 grover Cleveland (D) beats James G Blaine (R) for first presidential term  

Nov 05   James Elroy Flecker, English poet/dramatist (Hassan) in the year 1884.  

Nov 06   British protectorate proclaimed over southeast New Guinea on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history ludomir Rozycki, Polish composer/conductor (Meduza, Eros i Psyche)  

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

Nov 09   Hector Abbas, actor/director (Rosa Lynd Company) on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet/author (Bird Phoenix) in the year 1884.  

Nov 15   Colonization of Africa orgainized at Intl conference in Berlin in the year 1884.  

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   In the year 1884 norman Thomas, Marion Ohio, socialist (Pres Candidate 1928-48)  

Nov 22   On this day in history t Thomas Fortune starts NY Freeman (NY Age) newspaper  

Nov 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1884 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) in the year 1884.  

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

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

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

Dec 06   In the year 1884 aluminum capstone set atop Washington Monument, Wash, DC  

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

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

Dec 09   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 18   In the year 1884 philippe van Isacker, Belgian minister  

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Famous Birthdays In 1884

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of jacques Chardonne, [Boutelleau], French writer (l'Epithalame)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of eli S Jones, US, evangelist (Christ of Indian road)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer  

Jan 10   James Philip Dunn, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1884 birth of louis Horst, composer  

Jan 12   Texas Guinan, American actress (d. 1933) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   Arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1884.  

Mar 01   Isaac Todhunter, English mathematician (b. 1820) died in the year 1884.  

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