On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1882

Historical Events

Historic Event

American outlaw Jesse James is killed by Robert Ford at home in St Joseph

  • Wood block alarm invented, when alarm rang, it dropped 20 wood blocks

Famous Birthdays

  • Simon Elzinga, Dutch educator

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Wilhelm K├╝cken, German composer, dies at 71

Jesse James

Jesse James, American outlaw, shot dead at 34, in St Joseph Mo by Robert Ford

1882 Highlights

About April 3, 1882

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries