Historical Events in October 1883

Historic CommunicationThe Orient Express

Oct 4 The Orient Express departs on its first official journey from Paris to Instanbul
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  • Oct 4 First meeting of the Boys' Brigade in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Oct 15 Supreme Court declares Civil Rights Act of 1875 unconstitutional
  • Oct 20 Max Bruch's "Kol Nidre" 1st performed
  • Oct 20 Treaty of Ancon, Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile
  • Oct 22 1st NY Horse Show held (Madison Sq Garden)
  • Oct 22 New York's original Metropolitan Opera House has its grand opening with a performance of the opera "Faust"
  • Oct 30 Austria-Hungary, Germany and Romania sign military treaty