Historical Events In 1883
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Sep 08 NY Giants score 13 runs in an inning against Phillies in the year 1883.
Sep 10 Euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist on this day in history.
Sep 11 Asta Nielsen, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Joyless Street) on this day in history.
Sep 11 On this day in history james Cutler patents postal mail chute
Sep 13 On this day in history cleveland Hugh Daily no-hits Phila 1-0
Sep 14 On this day in history martin Dibelius, German theologist (Die Lade Jahwes)
Sep 15 Joseph AF Plateau, Belg physicist (Blue Moon), dies on this day in history.
Sep 17 Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson Berners, 14th baron/composer on this day in history.
Sep 18 Lord Berners, [Gerald Tyrwhitt], England, composer (1st Childhood) in the year 1883.
Sep 20 John G van Dillen, historian (Of Wealth & Oligarchists) on this day in history.
Sep 21 1st direct US-Brazil telegraph connection on this day in history.
Sep 21 Johannes van Vloten, Dutch man of letters/theologist, dies at 65 in the year 1883.
Sep 22 Robert Franz Richard Hernried, composer in the year 1883.
Sep 22 In the year 1883 the Grand Trunk Railway acquires the 452 mile Midland Railway.
Sep 24 National black convention meets in Louisville, Kentucky in the year 1883.
Sep 30 Robert H Lightfoot, English theologist/exegetist (St John's Gospel) on this day in history.
Oct 03 On this day in history the Holyhead was a steamer owned by the London and North Western Railway which rammed the barque Alhambra amidships in the Irish Sea between Dublin and Holyhead in clear weather. The Holyhead's general cargo included 300 pigs, and 17 horses. The Alhambra was carrying coal as ballast and was almost cut in two and sank in a few minutes. The Holyhead sank shortly afterwards. The loss of life from the Holyhead totalled 13, including the Captain, C.W.Hicks, and his daughter. Loss of life on the Alhambra not known, but there was a crew of 25.
Oct 04 On this day in history orient Express' 1st run, linking Turkey to Europe by rail
Oct 05 Charles Maduro, Antillean composer on this day in history.
Oct 06 The Orient Express travells from Paris to Istanbul in almost 78 hours, on its maiden run on this day in history.
Oct 11 On this day in history archibald T Davison, composer
Oct 14 Adrianus PHA de Kleyn, throat/nose/otologist (ear doctor) in the year 1883.
Oct 15 Francesco Schira, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Oct 15 Supreme Court declares Civil Rights Act of 1875 unconstitutional on this day in history.
Oct 15 US Supreme Court Opposes Civil Rights by a narrow decision, which would forbid racial discrimination on this day in history.
Oct 17 A S Neill, British headmaster (Summerhill) on this day in history.
Oct 20 On this day in history max Bruch's "Kol Nidre," 1st performed
Oct 20 On this day in history treaty of Ancon, Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile
Oct 22 1st NY Horse Show held (Madison Sq Garden) on this day in history.
Oct 22 Adolf A Joffe, Russian revolutionary/writer (Brest-Litovsk) in the year 1883.
Oct 22 First NY Horse Show held in Madison Square Gardens on this day in history.
Oct 22 On this day in history george Coulthard, cricketer (Test for Australia 1882), dies
Oct 22 Original Metropolitan Opera House in New York grand opening (Faust) on this day in history.
Oct 29 On this day in history dirk Verbeek, Dutch actor/director (Hofstad Stage)