What Happened in 1882

Significant Events

  • Mar 24 German scientist Robert Koch discovers and describes the tubercle bacillus which causes tuberculosis ( Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • Aug 20 Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" opens in Moscow
More Historical Events

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Circus owner PT Barnum buys his world famous elephant Jumbo

On February 3, 1882

World Leaders in 1882

Famous People in 1882

Famous Weddings