On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1882

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Outlaw Jesse James
Jesse James
  • 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

Person of interestJesse James

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

Outlaw Jesse James
Jesse James

1882 Highlights

About April 3, 1882

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries