In the year 1883...

  • The volcano Krakatoa erupted, destroying two-thirds of the Indonesian island of Rakata and creating tsunamis which destroyed 165 villages and killed 36,000 people.
  • The quagga becomes extinct when the last living animal dies in the Amsterdam Zoo.

These people were born in 1883:

These people died in 1883:

1882 - 1883 - 1884

19th century

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