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  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jun 5, 1883

    John Maynard Keynes

    Birth

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jun 5, 1883

    John Maynard Keynes was born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, to an upper-middle-class family.




  • Congress Poland, Russian Empire (Now Poland)
    Tuesday Jun 12, 1883

    Marie Curie

    Graduating From a Gymnasium For Girls

    Congress Poland, Russian Empire (Now Poland)
    Tuesday Jun 12, 1883

    When she was ten years old, Maria began attending the boarding school of J. Sikorska; next she attended a gymnasium for girls, from which she graduated on 12 June 1883 with a gold medal.




  • Indonesia
    Sunday Aug 26, 1883

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    1883 Eruption of Krakatoa

    Indonesia
    Sunday Aug 26, 1883

    The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa (Indonesian: Krakatau ) in the Sunda Strait began on the afternoon of Sunday, 26 August 1883, and peaked on the late morning of Monday, 27 August 1883, when over 70% of the island of Krakatoa and its surrounding archipelago were destroyed as it collapsed into a caldera. At least 36,417 deaths are attributed to the eruption and the tsunamis it created.




  • Germany
    Saturday Oct 6, 1883

    Thanksgiving

    German-American Day

    Germany
    Saturday Oct 6, 1883

    The United States has observed German-American Day annually on October 6, within the vicinity of Erntedankfest, from 1883 until the early 1910s, then again from 1983 to the present day.




  • Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.
    Monday Oct 8, 1883

    Incandescent light bulb

    The United States Patent Office gave a ruling about Edison's Patents

    Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.
    Monday Oct 8, 1883

    The United States Patent Office gave a ruling 8 October 1883, that Edison's patents were based on the prior art of William Sawyer and were invalid.




  • Battle Creek, Michigan, U.S.
    Monday Nov 26, 1883

    Sojourner Truth

    Death

    Battle Creek, Michigan, U.S.
    Monday Nov 26, 1883

    Several days before Sojourner Truth died, a reporter came from the Grand Rapids Eagle to interview her. "Her face was drawn and emaciated and she was apparently suffering great pain. Her eyes were very bright and mind alert although it was difficult for her to talk." Truth died at her Battle Creek home on November 26, 1883.




  • Kinsman, Ohio, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 28, 1883

    Sojourner Truth

    Funeral

    Kinsman, Ohio, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 28, 1883

    On November 28 her funeral was held at the Congregational-Presbyterian Church officiated by its pastor, the Reverend Reed Stuart. Some of the prominent citizens of Battle Creek acted as pall-bearers. Truth was buried in the city's Oak Hill Cemetery.


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