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Historical Events In 1884

Friday, 22 March 2019

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   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   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   On this day in history grover Cleveland (D) beats James G Blaine (R) for 1st pres term  

Nov 04   Grover Cleveland (D) beats James G Blaine (R) for first presidential term in the year 1884.  

Nov 05   On this day in history james Elroy Flecker, English poet/dramatist (Hassan)  

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   German govt recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State in the year 1884.  

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

Nov 10   On this day in history 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   Colonization of Africa organized at international conference in Berlin on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1884.  

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 in the year 1884.  

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 in the year 1884.  

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

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) in the year 1884.  

Dec 09   Levant Richardson patents ball-bearing skate in the year 1884.  

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

Dec 14   On this day in history 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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of louis Horst, composer  

Jan 12   In the year 1884 birth of texas Guinan, American actress (d. 1933)  

Jan 13   In the year 1884 birth of johannes Elsensohn, Dutch actor/writer (Arie, novel from the Jordan)  

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   On this day in history death of hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist (b. 1804)  

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

Jan 24   Johann Christian Gebauer, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1884.  

Feb 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history tambo Tambo, Australian aboriginal/US circus attaction, dies at 23  

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

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