Historical Events in June 1883

  • Jun 2 1st night baseball under lights, Fort Wayne Indiana
  • Jun 2 Chicago's "El" opens to traffic
  • Jun 9 17th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard George Kinney wins in 2:42.5
  • Jun 16 1st baseball "Ladies' Day" (NY Gothams beat Cleve Spiders 5-2)
  • Jun 16 The Victoria Hall theatre panic in Sunderland, England kills 183 children