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What Happened in 1882

Important Events

  • Mar 24 German scientist Robert Koch discovers and describes the tubercle bacillus which causes tuberculosis ( Mycobacterium tuberculosis)

More Historical Events

1882 in Music

1882 in Sport

  • Aug 29 Australia beat England by 7 runs - "Death of English cricket"
  • Oct 6 1st World Series game, Cincinnati (AA) beats Chicago (NL) 4-0

Did You Know?

Queen Victoria narrowly escapes assassination when Roderick Maclean shoots at her while boarding a train in Windsor

On March 2, 1882

World Leaders in 1882

Famous People in 1882

Famous Weddings