- September 6 - The Chicago White Stockings set a still standing record for Major League Baseball by scoring 18 runs in a single inning (the 7th) in a game against the Detroit Wolverines.
- 1883 in baseball
- Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race - Oxford
- England tour Australia for a 3-Test series. England win 2-1 and regain the Ashes for the first time. Ashes trophy created and awarded to England.
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