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January 10, 1883 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Fire at uninsured Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin kills 71. General Tom Thumb of P. T. Barnum fame, escapes unhurt

Birthdays in History

  • Aleksei Tolstoi, Russian poet/writer (Pjotr Peroyj), born in Pugachyov, Russia (d. 1945)

Deaths in History

  • Dr Samuel A. Mudd, American medical doctor (b. 1833)
  • Samuel Mudd, American physician (imprisoned for conspiring with John Wilkes Booth), dies of pneumonia at 49
1883 in History