On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1883

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam World's Fair opens
  • Bob Rogers is acknowledged as the first American pro sports trainer when he is hired by the NY Athletic Club
  • First National League baseball game in Philadelphia since 1876, Providence Greys beat Philadelphia Quakers, 4-3
1883 Highlights

About May 1, 1883

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus