1884 February

9th  The grounds of Cincinnati’s UA club are flooded under 20 feet of water from the Ohio River. It will cost $3,000 to rebuild the fallen pavilions and fences and restore the field.
18th  P/IF Terry Larkin, released from prison after serving several months for beating his wife and shooting a policeman, is rearrested for threatening to shoot his father. Larkin will eventually be freed to conclude his ML career in 1884, playing for Washington (AA) and Richmond (UA).
20th Altoona, PA is admitted to the UA as its 7th club, leaving Lancaster as the only franchise in the Inter-State League