June 1883 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 2 Chicago's "El" opens to traffic
  • Jun 16 The Victoria Hall theatre panic in Sunderland, England kills 183 children

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 2 Bokke R S Pollema, Dutch Frisian journalist/author (Lock of Hair)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 5 John Maynard Keynes, English economist whose ideas changed the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1946)

  • Jun 7 Sylvanus Morley, U.S. archaeologist and spy (d. 1948)
  • Jun 11 Frank O King, Cashton Wisc, cartoonist (Gasoline Alley)
  • Jun 14 Lucien Cerfaux, Belgian bible expert
  • Jun 21 Feodor Gladkov, Russian socialist writer (Cement) (d. 1958)
  • Jun 28 Pierre Laval, Prime Minister of France (d. 1945)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 14 Edward FitzGerald, English poet (b. 1809)
  • Jun 20 Olivier Gloux, [Gustave Aimard], French world explorer, dies at 64