On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1882

Historical Events

  • British under General Wolseley land in Alexandria

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre H. Ritter Jr, Dutch literary, writer and journalist, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1962)
1882 Highlights

About August 16, 1882

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo