Historical Events in March 1883

  • Mar 3 Congress authorizes the 1st steel vessels in US navy
  • Mar 4 John Gordon Cashmans begins "Vicksburg Evening Post" in Mississippi
  • Mar 19 Jan Matzeliger invents first machine to manufacture entire shoes
  • Mar 20 Unity treaty of Paris signed: protects industrial property
  • Mar 24 1st telephone call between NY & Chicago
  • Mar 30 45th Grand National: Count Karel Kinsky AUT aboard Zoedone AUT wins
  • Mar 31 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Le Chasseur Maudit"
  • Mar 31 Utrecht begins water pipe system