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WORLD EVENTS: 1883 WORLD EVENTS
  • The U.S. Supreme Court dismembers the Civil Rights Act of 1875, declaring that the federal government may not regulate private discrimination

  • Antipyrine, a powder used to reduce fever and pain, is introduced. It is the first analgesic to be synthesized.

  • German bacteriologist Robert Koch discovers preventive inoculation against anthrax

  • To end the confusion caused by scores of different local times in the United States, U.S. railroads divide the country into four time zones: Eastern, Central, Rocky Mountain and Pacific

  • The Metropolitan Opera is founded in New York, NY

  • Life magazine is launched in the United States
  • 1883
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