Historical Events in January 1882

  • Jan 2 Because of anti-monopoly laws, Standard Oil is organized as a trust

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Jan 13 Richard Wagner completes his opera "Parsifal"

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  • Jan 15 1st US ski club forms (Berlin NH)
  • Jan 17 1st Dutch female physician Aletta Jacobs opens office
  • Jan 25 Bilu, a Russian Zionist organization, forms
  • Jan 26 France government of Gambetta falls