On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • Ralph DePalma, Italian-American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1915; American AAA Dirt Track C'ships 1908, 09, 10, 11; International Motorsports Hall of Fame), born in Biccari, Italy (d. 1956)
  • Walter Braunfels, German composer (Die Vögel -The Birds), born in Frankfurt am Main (d. 1954)
1882 Highlights

About December 19, 1882

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius