August 1882 in History

Events in History

  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 14 Queen Victoria recieves Zulu chief Cetewayo

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

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 2 Johannes Tralow, writer
  • Aug 2 Rik Wouters, Belgian painter/sculptor (Virgin Doll)
  • Aug 5 Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I)
  • Aug 6 Gerrit H Kersten, Dutch vicar/founder (Calvinist party)
  • Aug 8 Ladislas Starevich, Polish animator (d. 1965)
  • Aug 11 Rodolfo Graziani, Italian Marshal, fascist and Viceroy of Italian East Africa, born in Filettino, Italy (d. 1955)
  • Aug 14 Gisela Richter, English art historian (d. 1972)
  • Aug 16 Pierre H Ritter Jr, Dutch literary/head (Utrecht Newspaper)
  • Aug 18 Eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor
  • Aug 25 Se├ín T. O'Kelly, Irish politician (d. 1966)
  • Aug 26 James Franck, German naturalist (Nobel 1925)
  • Aug 26 Johannes Lindeboom, vicar/church historian (Neth Archives)
  • Aug 28 Carl W de Vries, Dutch jurist (Unknown Thorbecke)
  • Aug 30 Meijer de Hond, Dutch rabbi/writer

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 2 Education pioneer Booker T. Washington (26) weds Fanny Smith

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington

Deaths in History

  • Aug 1 Henry Clarence Kendall, Australian poet, dies of tuberculosis at 43