On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1882

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Circus Showman and Businessman P. T. Barnum
Circus Showman and Businessman
P. T. Barnum

Famous Birthdays

  • Trijntje Jansma-Boskma; oldest person in the Netherlands

Famous Deaths

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