On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1882

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Outlaw Jesse James
Outlaw
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
Outlaw
Jesse James