What Happened in 1882 (Part 3)

Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 230 of 230

  • Nov 2nd Leo Perutz, Austrian writer and mathematician, born in Prague (d. 1957)
  • Nov 8th Lazare Saminsky, composer
  • Nov 9th Joe Hardstaff Sr, cricketer ("Hotstuff" in 1907-08 MCC tour of Aust)
  • Nov 10th Max Mell, Austria officer/literary (Donauweibchen)
  • Nov 11th King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (d. 1973)
  • Nov 13th John Lowry, Mount Vernon NY, NYC builder (Radio City Music Hall)
  • Nov 15th Felix Frankfurter, 80th Supreme Court Justice (1939-62), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Nov 18th Amelita Galli-Curci, Italy, operatic soprano (Cave of the Winds)
  • Nov 18th Jacques Maritain, France, Catholic philosopher (exponent of St Thomas)
  • Nov 18th Wyndham Lewis, English author/painter (Tarr, Apes of God)
  • Nov 20th Andy Coakley, baseball player and long-time coach at Columbia University (d. 1963)
  • Nov 23rd Johan C T Kikkert, Dutch painter/etcher/critic
  • Dec 7th Warren Bardsley, cricketer (great NSW & Aussie opening bat 1909-26)
  • Dec 8th Manuel Maria Ponce, Fresnillo Mexico, composer (Estrellita)
  • Dec 9th Joaquín Turina, Seville Spain, composer (Rima)
  • Dec 10th Otto Neurath, Aust/British philosopher (Foundation of Social Sciences)
  • Dec 11th Fiorello La Guardia, (Mayor-R- 1933-45), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 11th Max Born, Germany, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1954)
  • Dec 11th Subramanya Bharathy, Indian poet (d. 1921)
  • Dec 12th Akiba Rubinstein, Polish chess player (openings theory)
  • Dec 16th Jack Hobbs, cricketer (1st-class runs, the most ever)
  • Dec 16th John Berry Hobbs, England, 1st cricket played knighted (1953)
  • Dec 16th Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner effect)
  • Dec 16th Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer (d. 1967)
  • Dec 19th Walter Braunfels, composer
  • Dec 22nd Charles Vildrac, poet/playwright, born in Paris, France
  • Dec 28th Arthur Eddington, England, astrophysicist/cosmologist/mathematician
  • Dec 31st Ben Jones, Missouri, horse trainer (Citation, Whirlaway)
  • Dec 31st David Cohen, Dutch historian/chairman (Jewish Council)
  • Dec 31st Martin O'Meara, Australian soldier (d. 1935)

Famous Weddings

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Famous Deaths

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