What Happened on May 6, 1882

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Chinese Exclusion Act: US Congress ceases Chinese immigration

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Epping Forest, England, dedicated by Queen Victoria

Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Victoria
  • Thomas Henry Burke and Lord Frederick Cavendish are stabbed and killed during the Phoenix Park Murders in Dublin.

Famous Birthdays

  • Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany (d. 1951)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Cavendish, assassinated by Fenian Invincibles, in Dublin
  • Thomas Henry Burke, assassinated by Fenian Invincibles, in Dublin