On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • George Sargent, English golfer (US Open 1909), born in Dorking, Surrey (d. 1962)
  • Johannes Tralow, German writer (Ottoman tetralogy), born in L├╝beck, Germany (d. 1968)
  • Rik Wouters, Belgian painter and sculptor (Virgin Doll), born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1916)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Education pioneer Booker T. Washington (26) weds Fanny Smith

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington

1882 Highlights

About August 2, 1882

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo