On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1884

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry George "Harry" Ferguson, Irish aviator, engineer and inventor (Modern tractor), born in County Down, Ireland, United Kingdom (d. 1960)
1884 Highlights

About November 4, 1884

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 137 years and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio