September 1883 in history

September 1883 events chronologically

Sep 8 The Northern Pacific Railway (reporting mark NP) was completed in a ceremony at Gold Creek, Montana. Former president Ulysses S. Grant drove in the final "golden spike" in an event attended by rail and political luminaries

Top 7 most famous people born in September 1883

Sep 2 Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria the only child of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria and Princess Stéphanie of Belgium. She was known to the family as "Erzsi", a diminutive of her name in Hungarian. Later nicknamed "The Red Archduchess", she was famous for becoming a socialist and a member of the Austrian Social Democratic Party
Sep 2 Rudolf Weigl a Polish biologist and inventor of the first effective vaccine against epidemic typhus. He founded the Weigl Institute in Lwów, Poland , where he conducted vaccine research
Sep 5 Mel Sheppard an American athlete, member of the Irish American Athletic Club and winner of four gold medals at the 1908 Summer Olympics and 1912 Summer Olympics. Along with Henry Taylor of the United Kingdom, he was the most successful athlete at the 1908 Olympics
Sep 16 T. E. Hulme an English critic and poet who, through his writings on art, literature and politics, had a notable influence upon modernism.
Sep 17 William Carlos Williams an American poet closely associated with modernism and imagism. He was also a pediatrician and general practitioner of medicine with a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Sep 23 Grigory Zinoviev a Bolshevik revolutionary and a Soviet Communist politician. Zinoviev is best remembered as the longtime head of the Communist International and the architect of several failed attempts to transform Germany into a communist country during the early 1920s. He was in competition against Joseph Stalin who eliminated him from the Soviet political leadership. He was the chief defendant in a 1936 show trial, the Trial of the Sixteen that marked the start of the so-called Great Terror in the USSR and resulted in his execution the day after his conviction in August 1936
Sep 30 Bernhard Rust Minister of Science, Education and National Culture in Nazi Germany. A combination of school administrator and zealous Nazi, he issued decrees, often bizarre, at every level of the German educational system to immerse German youth in the National Socialist philosophy

Top 7 most famous people died in September 1883

Sep 3 Ivan Turgenev a Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His first major publication, a short story collection entitled A Sportsman's Sketches , was a milestone of Russian Realism, and his novel Fathers and Sons is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction
Sep 9 Victor Puiseux a French mathematician and astronomer. Puiseux series are named after him, as is in part the Bertrand–Diquet–Puiseux theorem
Sep 15 Joseph Plateau a Belgian physicist. He was the first person to demonstrate the illusion of a moving image. To do this he used counter rotating disks with repeating drawn images in small increments of motion on one and regularly spaced slits in the other. He called this device of 1832 the phenakistoscope
Sep 20 Bertrando Spaventa a leading Italian philosopher of the 19th century whose ideas had an important influence on the changes that took place during the unification of Italy and on philosophical thought in the 20th century.
Sep 24 Heinrich August Jäschke a German Tibetologist missionary and Bible translator. From 1857 to 1868 he was missionary of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine in Kyelang, Lahaul District and Spiti in North India
Sep 27 Oswald Heer born at Niederuzwil in Canton of Gallen and died in Lausanne.
Sep 29 Victor-Auguste-Isidor Deschamps a Belgian Archbishop of Mechlin, Cardinal and Primate of Belgium.