What Happened In July 1882 In History

Historical Events for July, 1882

  • 10th » War of the Pacific: Chile suffers its last military defeat in the Battle of La ConcepciĆ³n when a garrison of 77 men is annihilated by a 1,300-strong Peruvian force, many of them armed with spears.
  • 11th » The British Mediterranean Fleet begins the Bombardment of Alexandria in Egypt as part of the Anglo-Egyptian War (1882) named Anglo-Egyptian War.
  • 26th » The Republic of Stellaland is founded in Southern Africa.

Famous Birthdays on July in 1882

  • 1st » Bidhan Chandra Roy, Indian physician and politician, 2nd Chief Minister of West Bengal (d. 1962)
  • 4th » Louis B. Mayer, Belarusian-American film producer, founded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (d. 1957)
  • 5th » Inayat Khan, Indian mystic and educator (d. 1927)
  • 8th » Percy Grainger, Australian-American pianist and composer (d. 1961)
  • 11th » James Larkin White, American miner, explorer, and park ranger (d. 1946)
  • 14th » Teddy Billington, American cyclist (d. 1966)
  • 17th » James Somerville, English admiral (d. 1949)
  • 21st » David Burliuk, Ukrainian author and illustrator (d. 1967)
  • 22nd » Edward Hopper, American painter (d. 1967)
  • 25th » George S. Rentz, American captain (d. 1942)
  • 27th » Geoffrey de Havilland, English pilot and engineer, founded the de Havilland named de Havilland Aircraft Company (d. 1965)

Famous Deaths for July 1882

  • 4th » Joseph Brackett, American composer (b. 1797)
  • 9th » Ignacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean soldier (b. 1848)
  • 13th » Johnny Ringo, American criminal (b. 1850)
  • 16th » Mary Todd Lincoln, American wife of Abraham Lincoln, 19th First Lady of the United States (b. 1818)

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