On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1882

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Last bare knuckle champion John L. Sullivan KOs Paddy Ryan in Miss

Heavyweight Boxing Champion John L. Sullivan
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
John L. Sullivan

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilbur Sweatman, American ragtime and dixieland jazz clarinetist, composer, and bandleader, born in Brunswick, Missouri (d. 1961) [1]
1882 Highlights

About February 7, 1882

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius