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Historical Events In 1882

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Feb 02   The birth of James Joyce, Irish writer in the year 1882.  

Feb 03   Circus owner PT Barnum buys his world famous elephant Jumbo on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history guglielmo Quarenghi, composer, dies at 55  

Feb 03   On this day in history trijntje Jansma-Boskma, oldest person in Netherland)  

Feb 05   Felice Lattuada, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Last bare knuckle champion John L Sullivan KOs Paddy Ryan in Miss in the year 1882.  

Feb 07   On this day in history the last unprotected (i.e., without padded gloves) heavyweight boxing championship fight occurs in Mississippi City.  

Feb 08   On this day in history george Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist)  

Feb 09   Thomas Campbell, S African cricket wicketkeeper (5 Tests 1909-12) in the year 1882.  

Feb 10   Rimski-Korsakovs opera "Snyegurochka," premieres in St Petersburg on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Gheorghe Cucu, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Gustav Schmidt, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1882 social-Democratic Union forms in Amsterdam  

Feb 12   In the year 1882 walter Vaes, Flemish painter/etcher  

Feb 13   Henry Highland Garnet, diplomat, dies in Monrovia Liberia at 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   George Jean Nathan, US, editor/author/critic (American Mercury) in the year 1882.  

Feb 15   1st cargo of frozen meat leaves NZ for Britain, on SS Dunedin in the year 1882.  

Feb 15   On this day in history first cargo of frozen meat leaves New Zealand for Britain, on SS Dunedin  

Feb 15   On this day in history john Barrymore, [Blythe], Phila, actor (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde)  

Feb 15   In the year 1882 the birth of John Barrymore, American actor.  

Feb 17   On this day in history 1st Test Cricket match played at Sydney Cricket Ground  

Feb 17   Kurt Schindler, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history nYC's 24 hour race begins, winner with most mileage in 24 hours  

Feb 22   Eric Gill, England, sculptor/engraver/typographer (Perpetua) in the year 1882.  

Feb 22   On this day in history with 120 miles James Saunders wins NYC's 24 hour race & $100 prize  

Feb 23   Ladislav Vycpalek, composer in the year 1882.  

Feb 25   On this day in history jozef Goossenaerts, Flemish philologist (Language boundary)  

Feb 26   On this day in history walter Lucht, German artillery general (WW I/WW II)  

Feb 28   1st US college cooperative store opens, at Harvard U in the year 1882.  

Feb 28   Geraldine Farrar, US soprano/actress (Story of American Singer) in the year 1882.  

Mar 01   Ida Moore, Altoona Ks, actress (Mr Music, Ma & Pa Kettle at Waikiki) on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Assassination attempt made on the life of Queen Victoria in the year 1882.  

Mar 02   Louis Kufferath, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Wallis Clark, Essex England, actress (Postal Inspector) 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 in the year 1882.  

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   In the year 1882 birth of aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter (d. 1949)  

Jan 06   Fan S. Noli, Albanian bishop (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of john William Draper, English scientist, photographer (b. 1811)  

Jan 06   Richard Henry Dana, U.S. novelist (Two Years Before the Mast) (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Theodor Schwann, German physiologist (b. 1810) died in the year 1882.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Anton Emil Titl, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1882 death of levi Boone, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1808)  

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