Historical Events in September 1882

  • Sep 2 2nd U.S. Men's National Championship: Richard Sears beats Clarence M. Clark (6-1, 6-4, 6-0)
  • Sep 3 French/Vietnamese/Chinese battle at Hanoi, 100s die

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Sep 4 1st large-scale test of Thomas Edison's light bulb - lighting of NY's Pearl Street Station

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  • Sep 5 10,000 workers march in 1st Labor Day parade in NYC
  • Sep 10 1st international conference to promote anti-semitism meets Dresden Germany (Congress for Safeguarding of Non-Jewish Interests)
  • Sep 12 Belgian King Leopold II receives Pierre de Brazza
  • Sep 13 Battle at Count el-Kebir: British troops invade Egypt
  • Sep 14 British General Wolseley reaches Cairo
  • Sep 15 British General Wolseley occupies Cairo
  • Sep 18 Pacific Stock Exchange opens (as Local Security Board)
  • Sep 25 1st baseball doubleheader (Providence & Worcester)
  • Sep 30 22nd British Golf Open: Bob Ferguson shoots a 171 at St Andrews