What Happened on January 10, 1883

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Fire at uninsured Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin kills 71. General Tom Thumb of P T Barnum fame, escapes unhurt

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksei Tolstoi, Russian poet/writer (Pjotr Peroyj) [NS]
  • Florence Reed, American silent film actress (Dancing Girl), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • Francis X. Bushman, American silent film actor (Sabrina, Ben-Hur), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • Dr Samuel A. Mudd, American medical doctor (b. 1833)