Historical Events in November 1883

  • Nov 3 Race riots in Danville Virginia (4 blacks killed)
  • Nov 3 US Supreme Court decides Native Americans can't be Americans
  • Nov 3 American Old West: Self-described "Black Bart the poet" gets away with his last stagecoach robbery, but leaves an incriminating clue that eventually leads to his capture.
  • Nov 5 Battle at El Obeid Sudan: Mahdi's army destroys Egyptian army
  • Nov 5 Musical "Cordelia's Aspirations" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 6 NYAC organizes 1st American cross-country championship race
  • Nov 8 English freighter Nisero stranded at Atjeh (crew taken hostage)
  • Nov 10 Toronto Argonauts defeat Ottawa FC 9-7, for 1st ORFU Championship
  • Nov 17 23rd British Golf Open: Willie Fernie shoots a 158 at Musselburgh Links
  • Nov 18 Antonin Dvor├ík's "Husitska" premieres
  • Nov 18 Standard time zones forms by railroads in US & Canada