What Happened on February 3, 1882

Historical Events

Jumbo the Elephant

Circus owner P. T. Barnum buys his world-famous elephant Jumbo

Famous Birthdays

  • Trijntje Jansma-Boskma; oldest person in the Netherlands (d. 1991)
Born in 1882

Famous Deaths

  • Guglielmo Quarenghi, Italian composer and cellist, dies at 55
1882 Highlights

About February 3, 1882

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius