Historical Events In 1884
Friday, 07 August 2020
Oct 30 Rudolf Forster, Grobming Austria, actor (Threepenny Opera) in the year 1884.
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 In the year 1884 auguste Emmanuel Vaucorbeil, composer, dies at 62
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 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 In the year 1884 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) in the year 1884.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 15 Colonization of Africa organized at international conference in Berlin in the year 1884.
Nov 17 Cops arrest John L Sullivan in 2nd round for being "cruel" on this day in history.
Nov 20 On this day in history 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 In the year 1884 john B Meyenberg of St Louis patents evaporated milk
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 On this day in history torben Myer, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Girl Who Came Back)
Dec 02 Ruth Draper, US, lecture artist [or 1989] on this day in history.
Dec 04 Alice Mary Smith, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1884.
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) in the year 1884.
Dec 09 In the year 1884 levant Richardson patents ball-bearing skate
Dec 12 In the year 1884 1st Test match played at the Adelaide Oval
Dec 14 In the year 1884 regina Ullmann, writer
Dec 16 Great Britain recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1884 philippe van Isacker, Belgian minister