July 1882 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 4 Telegraph Hill Observatory opens in San Francisco
  • Jul 6 14 Russian Jews from Bilu arrive in Jaffa, Palestine
  • Jul 11 British fleet bombs Alexandria
  • Jul 12 1st ocean pier in US completed, Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 13 200 die as train derails near Tcherny, Russia
  • Jul 18 Louisville Tony Mullane is 1st to pitch righty then lefty

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 5 Inayat Khan, Indian sufi (d. 1927).
  • Jul 8 Waverley John Anderson, Scottish viscount/governor of Bengal
  • Jul 18 Manuel Galvez, Argentina writer/poet/historian (Paraguay)
  • Jul 21 David Burliuk, Ukrainian artist (d. 1967)
  • Jul 22 Edward Hopper, US painter (House by the Railroad)
  • Jul 25 George S. Rentz, Navy Chaplain, Navy Cross (d. 1942)
  • Jul 27 Geoffrey de Havilland, British aircraft designer (d. 1965)
  • Jul 30 Leo van Puyfielde, Flemish art historian
  • Jul 31 Grete Gulbransson, writer

Deaths in History

  • Jul 9 Ignacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean war hero(b. 1848)
  • Jul 11 Eugene L Simonis, Belgian sculptor, dies on 72nd birthday
  • Jul 13 Johnny Ringo, American Gunfighter (b. 1850)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 16 Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady of the United States (b. 1818)

First Lady of the United States Mary Todd Lincoln
First Lady of the United States
Mary Todd Lincoln