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 bombards 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, Austrian writer and poet (Geliebte Schatten), born in Thüringen, Austria (d. 1934)

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, American wife of Abraham Lincoln and US First Lady (1861-65), dies at 63

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