On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1882

Historical Events

  • Telegraph Hill Observatory opens in San Francisco

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Brackett, American religious leader (Shakers) and composer (Simple Gifts), dies at 85
1882 Highlights

About July 4, 1882

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer