What happened in 1883?


There were various events that took place in the year 1883. These events include: The establishment of Edison & Swan United Electric Light Company, the first photographing of an unidentified flying object made by Jose Bonilla and the eruption of the Krakatoa which culminated in a series of massive explosions which was among the most violent volcanic events in history.
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Numerous historical events took place in the year 1883. It was the year when: the first electric lighting system that used overhead wires was built by Thomas Edison, and the Quebec Rugby Football Union was formed. The first telephone call between NY and Chicago was also made in 1883.
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