Historical Events in November 1884

  • Nov 1 The Gaelic Athletic Association is founded to promote Irish sport and games; The association denies membership to the police and army and is immediately infiltrated by the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB)

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Nov 4 Grover Cleveland (D) beats James G Blaine (R) for his 1st presidential term. (He he only American president to serve 2 non-consecutive terms)

US President Grover Cleveland
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  • Nov 6 British protectorate proclaimed over southeast New Guinea
  • Nov 6 Montreal Foot Ball Club (QFRU) defeats Toronto Argonauts (ORFU) 30-0 in 1st CRFU Championship game
  • Nov 8 German government recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State
  • Nov 15 Colonization of Africa organized at international conference in Berlin
  • Nov 17 Cops arrest John L Sullivan in 2nd round for being "cruel"
  • Nov 22 T Thomas Fortune starts NY Freeman (NY Age) newspaper
  • Nov 25 John B Meyenberg of St Louis patents evaporated milk