This page lists news articles and events for the year 1884.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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- Last known examples of an original macuahuitl destroyed in a museum fire in Spain.
- Construction begins in the Winchester Mystery House.
- During the 1884 U.S. Presidential election, a reformist faction of the Republican Party, labeled the Mugwumps, objected to their party's candidate and voted instead for the Democratic candidate, Grover Cleveland