On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1882

Historical Events

  • Martial law is imposed in Japan
  • Standard Oil of New Jersey is established

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe English, Flemish Irish painter (designed WWI gravestones), born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 1918)
1882 Highlights

About August 5, 1882

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo