What Happened on February 1, 1883

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • French Lt-Colonel Gustave Borgnis-Desbordes reaches Bamako on the Niger

Famous Birthdays

  • Jevgeni B Vachtangov, Armenian-Russian actor and director (Eric XIV), born (d. 1922)

Famous Deaths

  • Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian and author (In the Forests), dies at 64 [NS=Feb 13]