Events, Births, and Deaths occured in year 1883

Historical Events

First Municipal Council election to a board of 18 members was conducted after Fort Cochin was made a municipality in 1866.

The British Parliament considered a major bill to allow Indian judges to try Europeans in India. The British community raised in protest and defeats the measure.

September 15 - Bombay Natural History Society was founded.

Famous Births

Bhargavaram Viththal Varerkar was born. He was a Marathi writer.

September 14 - Gadicharla Harisarvothama Rao was born. He was a freedom fighter.

Famous Deaths

February 17 - Vasudeo Balwant Phadke died after going on a hunger strike to death. He was a revolutionary freedom fighter and is considered as the father of the armed struggle for India's independence.

October 30 - Dayanand Saraswati died. He is the founder of the Arya Samaj, a Hindu reform movement of the Vedic tradition.

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