Historical Events In 1883
Friday, 17 January 2020
Sep 08 NY Giants score 13 runs in an inning against Phillies in the year 1883.
Sep 10 In the year 1883 euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist
Sep 11 On this day in history asta Nielsen, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Joyless Street)
Sep 11 James Cutler patents postal mail chute on this day in history.
Sep 13 On this day in history cleveland Hugh Daily no-hits Phila 1-0
Sep 14 Martin Dibelius, German theologist (Die Lade Jahwes) in the year 1883.
Sep 15 Joseph AF Plateau, Belg physicist (Blue Moon), dies in the year 1883.
Sep 17 In the year 1883 gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson Berners, 14th baron/composer
Sep 18 Lord Berners, [Gerald Tyrwhitt], England, composer (1st Childhood) in the year 1883.
Sep 20 John G van Dillen, historian (Of Wealth & Oligarchists) in the year 1883.
Sep 21 In the year 1883 1st direct US-Brazil telegraph connection
Sep 21 In the year 1883 johannes van Vloten, Dutch man of letters/theologist, dies at 65
Sep 22 In the year 1883 robert Franz Richard Hernried, composer
Sep 22 The Grand Trunk Railway acquires the 452 mile Midland Railway on this day in history.
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 In the year 1883 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 On this day in history charles Maduro, Antillean composer
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 In the year 1883 archibald T Davison, composer
Oct 14 On this day in history adrianus PHA de Kleyn, throat/nose/otologist (ear doctor)
Oct 15 In the year 1883 francesco Schira, composer, dies at 74
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 in the year 1883.
Oct 17 In the year 1883 a S Neill, British headmaster (Summerhill)
Oct 20 On this day in history max Bruch's "Kol Nidre," 1st performed
Oct 20 Treaty of Ancon, Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile on this day in history.
Oct 22 In the year 1883 1st NY Horse Show held (Madison Sq Garden)
Oct 22 Adolf A Joffe, Russian revolutionary/writer (Brest-Litovsk) in the year 1883.
Oct 22 On this day in history first NY Horse Show held in Madison Square Gardens
Oct 22 In the year 1883 george Coulthard, cricketer (Test for Australia 1882), dies
Oct 22 In the year 1883 original Metropolitan Opera House in New York grand opening (Faust)
Oct 29 Dirk Verbeek, Dutch actor/director (Hofstad Stage) in the year 1883.