What Happened on July 4, 1883

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Buffalo Bill Cody presents 1st wild west show, North Platte, Nebraska

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Brooke, English general [or Jul 23]
  • Maximilian Oseyevich Shteynberg, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Rube Goldberg, cartoonist (who made the easy outrageously difficult) Pulitzer Prize 1948, born in San Francisco, California

Cartoonist Rube Goldberg
Rube Goldberg