What Happened on September 30, 1882

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: Bob Ferguson wins third consecutive Open title; beats fellow Scot Willie Fernie by 3 strokes

Famous Birthdays

  • George Bancroft, American actor (Underworld), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1956)
  • Hans Geiger, German physicist (co-inventor of the Geiger counter), born in Neustadt an der Weinstra├če, German Empire (d. 1945)
1882 Highlights

About September 30, 1882

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 140 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra