Historical Events In 1883
Thursday, 23 January 2020
Sep 08 In the year 1883 nY Giants score 13 runs in an inning against Phillies
Sep 10 In the year 1883 euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist
Sep 11 Asta Nielsen, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Joyless Street) on this day in history.
Sep 11 In the year 1883 james Cutler patents postal mail chute
Sep 13 In the year 1883 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 on this day in history.
Sep 17 Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson Berners, 14th baron/composer in the year 1883.
Sep 18 Lord Berners, [Gerald Tyrwhitt], England, composer (1st Childhood) on this day in history.
Sep 20 On this day in history john G van Dillen, historian (Of Wealth & Oligarchists)
Sep 21 In the year 1883 1st direct US-Brazil telegraph connection
Sep 21 On this day in history johannes van Vloten, Dutch man of letters/theologist, dies at 65
Sep 22 Robert Franz Richard Hernried, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history robert H Lightfoot, English theologist/exegetist (St John's Gospel)
Oct 03 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 in the year 1883.
Oct 04 Orient Express' 1st run, linking Turkey to Europe by rail on this day in history.
Oct 05 Charles Maduro, Antillean composer in the year 1883.
Oct 06 On this day in history the Orient Express travells from Paris to Istanbul in almost 78 hours, on its maiden run
Oct 11 On this day in history archibald T Davison, composer
Oct 14 Adrianus PHA de Kleyn, throat/nose/otologist (ear doctor) on this day in history.
Oct 15 Francesco Schira, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history supreme Court declares Civil Rights Act of 1875 unconstitutional
Oct 15 US Supreme Court Opposes Civil Rights by a narrow decision, which would forbid racial discrimination on this day in history.
Oct 17 In the year 1883 a S Neill, British headmaster (Summerhill)
Oct 20 Max Bruch's "Kol Nidre," 1st performed on this day in history.
Oct 20 In the year 1883 treaty of Ancon, Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile
Oct 22 1st NY Horse Show held (Madison Sq Garden) in the year 1883.
Oct 22 Adolf A Joffe, Russian revolutionary/writer (Brest-Litovsk) on this day in history.
Oct 22 In the year 1883 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) on this day in history.