1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1884th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 884th year of the 2nd millennium, the 84th year of the 19th century, and the 5th year of the 1880s decade. As of the start of 1884, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1884 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1884
Ab urbe condita2637
Armenian calendar1333
Assyrian calendar6634
Baháʼí calendar40–41
Balinese saka calendar1805–1806
Bengali calendar1291
Berber calendar2834
British Regnal year47 Vict. 1 – 48 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2428
Burmese calendar1246
Byzantine calendar7392–7393
Chinese calendar癸未年 (Water Goat)
4580 or 4520
    — to —
甲申年 (Wood Monkey)
4581 or 4521
Coptic calendar1600–1601
Discordian calendar3050
Ethiopian calendar1876–1877
Hebrew calendar5644–5645
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1940–1941
 - Shaka Samvat1805–1806
 - Kali Yuga4984–4985
Holocene calendar11884
Igbo calendar884–885
Iranian calendar1262–1263
Islamic calendar1301–1302
Japanese calendarMeiji 17
Javanese calendar1813–1814
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4217
Minguo calendar28 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar416
Thai solar calendar2426–2427
Tibetan calendar阴水羊年
(female Water-Goat)
2010 or 1629 or 857
    — to —
(male Wood-Monkey)
2011 or 1630 or 858
March 13: Siege of Khartoum.
November 15: Berlin Conference

Events Edit

January–March Edit

April–June Edit

July–September Edit

August 5: Statue of Liberty erection begun

October–December Edit

October 6: US Naval War College founded.

Date unknown Edit

Births Edit

January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December · Date unknown

January Edit

Auguste Piccard
Rickard Sandler
Pedro Pablo Ramírez
Theodor Heuss

February Edit

March Edit

April Edit

May Edit

Harry S. Truman

June Edit

Édouard Daladier
Gaston Bachelard

July Edit

Amedeo Modigliani

August Edit

Rómulo Gallegos
John S. McCain Sr.
Vincent Auriol

September Edit

İsmet İnönü

October Edit

Eleanor Roosevelt

November Edit

December Edit

Rajendra Prasad
Petru Groza
Hideki Tojo

Date unknown Edit

Deaths Edit

January–June Edit

Gregor Mendel
Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt
Bedřich Smetana

July–December Edit

Adolph Wilhelm Hermann Kolbe
Leona Florentino

References Edit

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  3. ^ "Patent #33/256". Bollettino delle Privative Industriali del Regno d'Italia. 2nd Series. 15: 635–655. 1884.
  4. ^ "The Forestry Exhibition". The Morning Post. London. July 2, 1884. p. 3.
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  8. ^ Treptow, Kurt W. (1996). A History of Romania. Iasi: Center for Romania Studies. p. 590. ISBN 978-0-88033-345-0.
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  10. ^ Jessup, John E. (1998). An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Conflict and Conflict Resolution, 1945-1996. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 43. ISBN 978-0-313-28112-9.

Further reading and year books Edit

  • 1884 Annual Cyclopedia (1885) highly detailed coverage of "Political, Military, and Ecclesiastical Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry" for year 1884; massive compilation of facts and primary documents; worldwide coverage; 855pp