On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • Willem Benoy, Flemish actor and director (Pygmalion), born in Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1939)

Famous Deaths

  • Clement Claiborne Clay, American politician (U.S. Senator from Alabama), dies at 65
  • William H Ainsworth, English writer (Guy Fawkes), dies at 76
1882 Highlights

About January 3, 1882

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn