What Happened on October 22, 1883

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st NY Horse Show held (Madison Sq Garden)
  • Original Metropolitan Opera House (NYC) grand opening (Faust)

Famous Birthdays

  • Adolf A Joffe, Russian revolutionary/writer (Brest-Litovsk)
  • Viktor Jacobi, composer

Famous Deaths

  • George Coulthard, cricketer (Test for Australia 1882), dies
  • Thomas Mayne Reid, Irish-American novelist (The Headless Horseman), dies at 65