Historical Events in January 1882

  • Jan 2 Because of anti-monopoly laws, Standard Oil is organized as a trust

Music Release

Jan 13 Richard Wagner completes his opera "Parsifal"

  • Jan 15 1st US ski club forms (Berlin NH)
  • Jan 15 French explorer Jules Nicholas Crevaux is the first European to discover an Inca City near Sarta, north-west Argentina
  • Jan 17 1st Dutch female physician Aletta Jacobs opens her office
  • Jan 25 Bilu, a Russian Zionist organization, forms
  • Jan 26 France government of Gambetta falls