What Happened on July 4, 1883

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Buffalo Bill Cody presents 1st wild west show, North Platte, Nebraska

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Brooke, English general [or Jul 23]
  • Maximilian Oseyevich Shteynberg, composer

Person of interestRube Goldberg

Rube Goldberg, cartoonist (who made the easy outrageously difficult) Pulitzer Prize 1948, born in San Francisco, California

Cartoonist Rube Goldberg
Rube Goldberg