On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew, Prince of Greece and Denmark, born in Monte Carlo, Monaco (d. 1944)

James Joyce

James Joyce, Irish novelist and poet (Dubliners, Ulysses, Finnigan's Wake), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1941)

  • James Stephens, Irish poet (Crock of Gold)

Famous Deaths

  • Fabio Campana, composer, dies at 63
1882 Highlights

About February 2, 1882

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius