On This Day

Events in History in July 1883

  • Jul 1 ANWB forms in Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • Jul 3 SS Daphne sinks on Clyde River Scotland; 195 die
  • Jul 4 Buffalo Bill Cody presents 1st wild west show, North Platte, Nebraska
  • Jul 24 Arabi Pasha declares a holy war in Egypt
  • Jul 28 Shocks triggered by volcano Epomeo (Isle of Ischia, Italy) destroy 1,200 houses at Casamicciola killing 2,000