On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1882

Historical Events

  • NY Steam Corp begins distributing steam to Manhattan buildings

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Ponzi [Carlo], Italian con-man (Ponzi scheme in the US), born in Lugo, Italy (d. 1949)
  • Floris H L Prims, Flemish priest/historian/archivist of Antwerp
1882 Highlights

About March 3, 1882

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces