September 1882 in History

Events in History

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Inventor Thomas Edison
Inventor
Thomas Edison
  • 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)
  • Sep 12 Belgian King Leopold II receives Pierre de Brazza
  • Sep 13 Battle at Count el-Kebir: British troops invade Egypt
  • 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 F Zandstra-Giezen, oldest person in Netherland, born in Friesland, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Sep 13 Ramón Grau, Cuban president (d. 1969)
  • Sep 17 Anton H Blaauw, Dutch botanist (Perception of Light)
  • Sep 19 Christopher Stone, first disc jockey in the United Kingdom (d. 1965)

Person of interestWilhelm Keitel

Sep 22 Wilhelm Keitel, Nazi military leader (head of the German High Command), born in Helmscherode, German Empire (d. 1946)

German WWII General Wilhelm Keitel
German WWII General
Wilhelm Keitel
  • Sep 28 Eugenio d' Ors y Rovira, essayist/philosopher, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 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
  • Sep 19 Andreas I Schaepman, archbishop of Utrecht (1868-82), dies at 67