On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1882

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJames Joyce

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

Novelist & Poet James Joyce
Novelist & Poet
James Joyce
  • 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? 138 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius