Historical Events in July 1882

  • Jul 4 Telegraph Hill Observatory opens in San Francisco
  • Jul 6 14 Russian Jews from Bilu arrive in Jaffa, Palestine
  • Jul 11 British fleet bombards Alexandria
  • Jul 12 1st ocean pier in US completed, Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 13 200 die as train derails near Tcherny, Russia
  • Jul 17 6th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats E Renshaw (6-1 2-6 4-6 6-2 6-2)
  • Jul 18 Louisville Tony Mullane is 1st to pitch righty then lefty

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Jul 26 Richard Wagner's opera "Parsifal" premieres in Bayreuth, Germany

Composer Richard Wagner
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Richard Wagner