1884 Calendar

January
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February
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March
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May
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June
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August
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September
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October
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November
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December
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What Happened In Year 1884?

  • January 18, 1884 – Dr. William Price attempts to cremate the body of his infant son, Jesus Christ Price, setting a legal precedent for cremation in the United Kingdom.
  • February 1, 1884 – The first volume (A to Ant) of the Oxford English Dictionary is published.
  • February 19, 1884 – More than sixty tornadoes strike the Southern United States, one of the largest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history.
  • March 13, 1884 – The Siege of Khartoum, Sudan begins, ending on January 26, 1885.
  • March 27, 1884 – A mob in Cincinnati, Ohio, US, attacks members of a jury who had returned a verdict of manslaughter in a clear case of murder, and then over the next few days would riot and destroy the courthouse.
  • April 20, 1884 – Pope Leo XIII publishes the encyclical Humanum Genus.
  • May 1, 1884 – Moses Fleetwood Walker became the first black person to play in a professional baseball game in the United States.
  • May 20, 1884 – Dinuzulu kaCetshwayo becomes the king of the Zulu Nation.
  • May 31, 1884 – Arrival at Plymouth of Tawhiao, King of Maoris, to claim protection of Queen Victoria
  • July 3, 1884 – Dow Jones and Company publishes its first stock average.
  • July 5, 1884 – Germany takes possession of Cameroon.
  • August 5, 1884 – The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty is laid on Bedloe’s Island (now Liberty Island) in New York Harbor.
  • September 4, 1884 – The United Kingdom ends its policy of penal transportation to New South Wales in Australia.citation needed date=October 2011
  • October 6, 1884 – The Naval War College of the United States Navy is founded in Newport, Rhode Island.
  • October 13, 1884 – Greenwich, in London, England, is established as Universal Time meridian of longitude.
  • October 14, 1884 – The American inventor, George Eastman, receives a U.S. Government patent on his new paper-strip photographic film.
  • November 1, 1884 – The Gaelic Athletic Association is set up in Hayes’s Hotel in Thurles, County Tipperary.
  • December 6, 1884 – The Washington Monument in Washington D.C. is completed.
  • December 10, 1884 – Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is published for the first time.

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