On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Hobbs, cricketer (1st-class runs, the most ever)
  • John Berry Hobbs, England, 1st cricket played knighted (1953)
  • Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner effect)
  • Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer (d. 1967)
1882 Highlights

About December 16, 1882

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius