1884

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1884 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1884
MDCCCLXXXIV
Ab urbe condita 2637
Armenian calendar 1333
ԹՎ ՌՅԼԳ
Assyrian calendar 6634
Bahá'í calendar 40–41
Balinese saka calendar 1805–1806
Bengali calendar 1291
Berber calendar 2834
British Regnal year 47  Vict. 1   48  Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2428
Burmese calendar 1246
Byzantine calendar 7392–7393
Chinese calendar 癸未(Water  Goat)
4580 or 4520
     to 
甲申年 (Wood  Monkey)
4581 or 4521
Coptic calendar 1600–1601
Discordian calendar 3050
Ethiopian calendar 1876–1877
Hebrew calendar 5644–5645
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1940–1941
 - Shaka Samvat 1805–1806
 - Kali Yuga 4984–4985
Holocene calendar 11884
Igbo calendar 884–885
Iranian calendar 1262–1263
Islamic calendar 1301–1302
Japanese calendar Meiji 17
(明治17年)
Javanese calendar 1813–1814
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4217
Minguo calendar 28 before ROC
民前28年
Nanakshahi calendar 416
Thai solar calendar 2426–2427
Tibetan calendar 阴水羊年
(female Water-Goat)
2010 or 1629 or 857
     to 
阳木猴年
(male Wood-Monkey)
2011 or 1630 or 858
March 13: Battle of Khartoum.

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.

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Events

JanuaryMarch

AprilJune

JulySeptember

August 5: Statue of Liberty begun

OctoberDecember

October 6: US Naval War College founded.

Date unknown

Births

JanuaryMarch

Auguste Piccard
Rickard Sandler
Pedro Pablo Ramírez
Theodor Heuss

AprilJune

Harry S. Truman
Claude Dornier
Gaston Bachelard
Prince Wilhelm, Duke of Södermanland
Édouard Daladier

JulySeptember

Amedeo Modigliani
Rafael Arévalo Martínez
Rómulo Gallegos
John S. McCain Sr.
Vincent Auriol
İsmet İnönü

OctoberDecember

Eleanor Roosevelt
Rajendra Prasad
Petru Groza
Hideki Tojo

Date unknown

Deaths

JanuaryJune

Gregor Mendel
Bedřich Smetana

JulyDecember

Adolph Wilhelm Hermann Kolbe
Leona Florentino

References

  1. Hutton, Ronald (2009). Blood and Mistletoe: The History of the Druids in Britain. New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN   978-0-300-14485-7.
  2. Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN   0-14-102715-0.
    1. 33/256. Bollettino delle privative industriali del Regno d’Italia 2nd Series 15 (1884) pp. 635–655.
  3. Stover, C.W.; Coffman, J.L., Seismicity of the United States, 1568–1989 (Revised), U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1527, United States Government Printing Office, pp. 314–316

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