On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1882

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Telegraph Hill RR Co (Cable Cars) in San Francisco organized

Famous Birthdays

  • George Barker, American portrait and landscape painter, born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1965)

Person of interestHenry J. Kaiser

Henry J. Kaiser, American ship builder and industrialist (Liberty Ships, Jeeps, Boulder Dam), born in Sprout Brook, New York (d. 1967)

Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser
Henry J. Kaiser