On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1882

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The "Elektromote" - forerunner of the trolleybus - is tested by Werner von Siemens in Berlin

Industrialist and Inventor Werner von Siemens
Industrialist and Inventor
Werner von Siemens

Famous Birthdays

  • Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman, Dutch artist (The Blue Barge) and resistance fighter, born in Leens, Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1945)
1882 Highlights

About April 29, 1882

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus