September 1882 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 3 French/Vietnamese/Chinese battle at Hanoi, 100s die

Event of Interest

Sep 4 In its 1st large-scale test, Thomas Edison's light bulb is used to light NY's Pearl Street Station

  • Sep 5 10,000 workers march in 1st Labor Day parade in NYC
  • Sep 10 1st international conference to promote anti-semitism meets Dresden Germany (Congress for Safeguarding of Non-Jewish Interests)

Event of Interest

Sep 12 Belgian King Leopold II receives Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza

  • Sep 13 Battle at Count el-Kebir: British troops defeat Egyptian force in the decisive battle of the Anglo-Egytian War
  • Sep 14 British General Wolseley reaches Cairo
  • Sep 15 British General Wolseley occupies Cairo
  • Sep 18 Pacific Stock Exchange opens (as Local Security Board)

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 7 Johanna Zandstra-Giezen, Dutch supercentenarian (oldest person in Netherland - dies at 111 years and 9 days), born in Friesland, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Sep 13 Ramón Grau, 6th and 10th President of Cuba, born in La Palma, Spanish Cuba (d. 1969)
  • Sep 17 Anton Hendrik Blaauw, Dutch botanist (Perception of Light), born in Elst, Overbetuwe, Netherlands (d. 1942)
  • Sep 19 Christopher Stone, first disc jockey in the United Kingdom (d. 1965)

Wilhelm KeitelWilhelm Keitel (1882-1946)

Sep 22 Nazi military leader (head of the German High Command), born in Helmscherode, German Empire

  • Sep 28 Eugenio d'Ors, Spanish Catalan essayist and philosopher, born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 1954)
  • Sep 30 Hans Geiger, German physicist (co-inventor of the Geiger counter), born in Neustadt an der Weinstraße, German Empire (d. 1945)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 8 Joseph Liouville, French mathematician (surface of Liouville), dies at 73
  • Sep 19 Andreas Ignatius Schaepman, Archbishop of Utrecht (1868-82), dies at 67