On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1883

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st NY Horse Show held (Madison Sq Garden)
  • New York's original Metropolitan Opera House has its grand opening with a performance of the opera "Faust"

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • George Coulthard, Australian rules footballer and cricketer (Test for Australia 1882), dies at 27
  • Thomas Mayne Reid, Irish-American novelist (The Headless Horseman), dies at 65