On This Day

May 9, 1882 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

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

Birthdays in History

  • 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

1882 in History