On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1883

Historical Events

  • First meeting of the Boys' Brigade in Glasgow, Scotland.

TrainThe Orient Express

The Orient Express departs on its first official journey from Paris to Istanbul

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1883 Highlights

About October 4, 1883

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 137 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra