1882 in History (Part 2)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 134 of 134

  • Aug 30 Meijer de Hond, Dutch rabbi/writer
  • Sep 7 Johanna F Zandstra-Giezen, oldest person in Netherland (died at 111)
  • Sep 13 Ramón Grau, Cuban president (d. 1969)
  • Sep 17 Anton H Blaauw, Dutch botanist (Perception of Light)
  • Sep 19 Christopher Stone, first disc jockey in the United Kingdom (d. 1965)
  • Sep 22 Wilhelm Keitel, German fieldmarshal
  • Sep 28 Eugenio d' Ors y Rovira, Barcelona Spain, essayist/philosopher
  • Oct 2 Boris Shaposhnikov, Russian military commander (d. 1945)
  • Oct 3 Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, born in Posen, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire (d. 1944)
  • Oct 3 A. Y. Jackson, Canadian painter (d. 1974)
  • Oct 5 Giorgio Abetti, Italian astronomer (Solar physics)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 5 Robert H. Goddard, rocket pioneer (1st liquid-fueled rocket), born in Worcester Massachusetts (d. 1945)

Rocket Pioneer Robert H. Goddard
Rocket Pioneer
Robert H. Goddard
  • Oct 11 Will Vesper, German author (Vom grossen Krieg)
  • Oct 14 Éamon de Valera, NY, Irish politician and patriot, President of Ireland (1937-48, 51-54, 57-59), (d. 1975)
  • Oct 19 Vincas Kreve-Mickievicius, Lithuania, poet/philologist/playwright
  • Oct 29 Jean Giraudoux, French writer (d. 1944)
  • Oct 30 William "Bull" F Halsey, US vice-admiral (WW II Pacific)
  • Nov 2 Leo Perutz, Austrian writer and mathematician, born in Prague (d. 1957)
  • Nov 10 Max Mell, Austria officer/literary (Donauweibchen)
  • Nov 11 King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (d. 1973)
  • Nov 15 Felix Frankfurter, 80th Supreme Court Justice (1939-62), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Nov 18 Jacques Maritain, France, Catholic philosopher (exponent of St Thomas)
  • Nov 18 Wyndham Lewis, English author/painter (Tarr, Apes of God)
  • Nov 23 Johan C T Kikkert, Dutch painter/etcher/critic
  • Dec 10 Otto Neurath, Aust/British philosopher (Foundation of Social Sciences)
  • Dec 11 Fiorello La Guardia, (Mayor-R- 1933-45), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 11 Max Born, Germany, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1954)
  • Dec 11 Subramanya Bharathy, Indian poet (d. 1921)
  • Dec 12 Akiba Rubinstein, Polish chess player (openings theory)
  • Dec 16 Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner effect)
  • Dec 22 Charles Vildrac, poet/playwright, born in Paris, France
  • Dec 28 Arthur Eddington, England, astrophysicist/cosmologist/mathematician
  • Dec 31 David Cohen, Dutch historian and chairman of the Jewish Council
  • Dec 31 Martin O'Meara, Australian soldier (d. 1935)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History