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Historical Events In 1882

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Jan 01   In the year 1882 w C Wendelaar, mayor of Alkmaar (1919-34)/Dutch MP (VVD)  

Jan 01   In the year 1882 william Cornelius Van Horne is appointed General Manager of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Van Horne succeeded in laying 480 miles of track across the Prairies in the summer of 1882.  

Jan 02   Because of anti-monopoly laws, Standard Oil is organized as a trust in the year 1882.  

Jan 03   Willem Benoy, Flemish actor/director (Pygmalion) on this day in history.  

Jan 03   William H Ainsworth, English writer (Guy Fawkes), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history samuel Rayburn, Tenn, (Rep-D-Tx), speaker of the House (1940-57)  

Jan 10   Charles Trowbridge, Vera Cruz Mexico, actor (Fatal Hour) in the year 1882.  

Jan 12   In the year 1882 jakob Jud, Swiss linguist/etymologist  

Jan 13   On this day in history richard Wagner completes his opera "Parsifal"  

Jan 14   On this day in history hendrik W van Loon, Netherland, commentator/writer (Story of America)  

Jan 15   In the year 1882 1st US ski club forms (Berlin NH)  

Jan 15   In the year 1882 florian Znaniecki, Polish/US sociologist (Polish Peasant in Europe)  

Jan 15   The First US ski club forms (Berlin NH) on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1882 1st Dutch female physician Aletta Jacobs opens office  

Jan 17   The first Dutch female physician Aletta Jacobs opens office on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1882 alan Alexander Milne, English author (Winnie-the-Pooh)  

Jan 20   John Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies in the year 1882.  

Jan 21   On this day in history anton Emil Titl, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 25   Bilu, a Russian Zionist organization, forms on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1882 peter Singer, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 25   On this day in history the birth of Virginia Woolf, English novelist  

Jan 25   Virginia [Adeline] Woolf, London, author (Jacob's Room, To Lighthouse) on this day in history.  

Jan 26   France government of Gambetta falls on this day in history.  

Jan 26   France govt of Gambetta falls on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Giuseppe Prezzolini, Italy, writer (La Voce, La Cultura Italiano) in the year 1882.  

Jan 30   On this day in history franklin Delano Roosevelt, New Hyde Park NY, 32nd Pres (D) (1933-1945)  

Jan 30   The birth of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Former (32nd) American President in the year 1882.  

Jan 31   In the year 1882 anna Pavlova, St Petersburg Russia, ballerina/choreographer  

Jan 31   The birth of Anna Pavlova, Celebrated Russian prima ballerina in the year 1882.  

Feb 01   On this day in history louis St Laurent, Compton Quebec, (L) 12th Canadian PM (1948-57)  

Feb 02   On this day in history fabio Campana, composer, dies at 63  

Feb 02   On this day in history james Joyce, Ire, novelist/poet (Dubliners, Ulysses, Finnigan's Wake)  

Feb 02   On this day in history knights of Columbus forms in New Haven CT  

Feb 02   Knights of Columbus forms in New Haven, Conn on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1882

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   W C Wendelaar, mayor of Alkmaar (1919-34)/Dutch MP (VVD) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Willem Benoy, Flemish actor/director (Pygmalion) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Aristarkh Lentulov, Russian artist (d. 1943) was born in the year 1882.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of herbert Bayard Swope, U.S. journalist who coined the term "Cold War" (d. 1958)  

Jan 06   Samuel Rayburn, Tenn, (Rep-D-Tx), speaker of the House (1940-57) was born in the year 1882.  

Jan 06   Aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter (d. 1949) was born in the year 1882.  

Jan 06   Fan S. Noli, Albanian bishop (d. 1965) was born in the year 1882.  

Jan 10   Charles Trowbridge, Vera Cruz Mexico, actor (Fatal Hour) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1882

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   William H Ainsworth, English writer (Guy Fawkes), dies at 76 in the year 1882.  

Jan 04   John William Draper, English scientist, photographer (b. 1811) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of richard Henry Dana, U.S. novelist (Two Years Before the Mast) (b. 1815)  

Jan 11   In the year 1882 death of theodor Schwann, German physiologist (b. 1810)  

Jan 13   Wilhelm Mauser, German weapon designer and manufacturer (b. 1834) died in the year 1882.  

Jan 20   John Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies in the year 1882.  

Jan 21   Anton Emil Titl, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1882.  

Jan 24   On this day in history death of levi Boone, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1808)  

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