On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley, British civil servant, politician and Chancellor of the Exchequer (1943-45), born in Midlothian, Scotland (d. 1958)
  • Percy Grainger, Australian-American concert pianist and composer (Hill Songs; Country Garden), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
1882 Highlights

About July 8, 1882

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer