What Happened on March 2, 1882

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


MurderAssassination Attempt

Queen Victoria narrowly escapes assassination when Roderick Maclean shoots at her while boarding a train in Windsor.

Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Victoria

Famous Birthdays

  • Wallis Clark, British actress (Penny Serenade, Great Guy, Postal Inspector), born in Essex, England (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Kufferath, composer, dies at 70