Historical Events in October 1883

  • Oct 4 Orient Express' 1st run, linking Turkey to Europe by rail
  • Oct 4 First meeting of the Boys' Brigade in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Oct 15 Supreme Court declares Civil Rights Act of 1875 unconstitutional
  • Oct 20 Max Bruch's "Kol Nidre" 1st performed
  • Oct 20 Treaty of Ancon, Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile
  • Oct 22 1st NY Horse Show held (Madison Sq Garden)
  • Oct 22 Original Metropolitan Opera House (NYC) grand opening (Faust)
  • Oct 30 Austria-Hungary, Germany and Romania sign military treaty