On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1882

Historical Events

  • Cyclone in Arabian Sea (Bombay, India) drowns 100,000 (disputed event)
  • Electric iron patented by Henry W Seely, NYC
  • Ethiopia: Shewan forces of Menelik defeat the Gojjame army in the Battle of Embabo. The Shewans capture Negus Tekle Haymanot of Gojjam, their victory leads to a Shewan hegemony over the territories south of the Abay River.
1882 Highlights

About June 6, 1882

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 139 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini