On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1882

Historical Events

  • The Edmunds Act (Edmunds Anti-Polygamy Act) is adopted by the US to suppress polygamy. 1300 men are later imprisoned under the act

Famous Birthdays

  • C Montague Shaw, Adelaide Australia
  • Emmy Noether, German mathematician (d. 1935)
1882 Highlights

About March 23, 1882

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries