What Happened on July 24, 1883

Historical Events

  • Arabi Pasha declares a holy war in Egypt

Famous Deaths

Matthew WebbMatthew Webb (1848-1883)

English long distance swimmer who was first to swim unassisted across the English Channel, drowns in the Niagara Falls whirlpool at 35

1883 Highlights

About July 24, 1883

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo