Historical Events in August 1882

  • Aug 3 Congress passes 1st law restricting immigration
  • Aug 5 Martial law is imposed in Japan.
  • Aug 5 Standard Oil of New Jersey is established.
  • Aug 7 Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die
  • Aug 8 Snow falls on Lake Michigan

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Aug 14 Queen Victoria receives Zulu chief Cetewayo

Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Victoria
  • Aug 16 British under General Wolseley land in Alexandria

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Aug 20 Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" opens in Moscow

  • Aug 29 Australia beat England by 7 runs - "Death of English cricket"

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Aug 29 Fred Spofforth completes 14-90 for match v England (7-46 & 7-44)

Cricketer Fred Spofforth
Cricketer
Fred Spofforth