Year 1882 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 2 Because of anti-monopoly laws, Standard Oil is organized as a trust
  • 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
  • Feb 3 Circus owner P. T. Barnum buys his world-famous elephant Jumbo
  • Feb 6 The society of the Knights of Columbus forms in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Feb 12 Social-Democratic Union forms in Amsterdam
  • Feb 15 SS Dunedin leaves New Zealand for Britain with the first cargo of frozen meat.
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