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What Happened In May 1882 In History

Historical Events for May, 1882

  • 6th » Thomas Henry Burke (civil servant) called Thomas Henry Burke and Lord Frederick Cavendish are stabbed and killed during the Phoenix Park Murders in Dublin.
  • 6th » The United States Congress passes the Chinese Exclusion Act.
  • 20th » The Triple Alliance (1882) named Triple Alliance between the German Empire, Austria-Hungary and the Kingdom of Italy is formed.

Famous Birthdays on May in 1882

  • 6th » Wilhelm, German Crown Prince (d. 1951)
  • 7th » Willem Elsschot, Flemish poet (d. 1960)
  • 9th » George Barker (painter) e.g George Barker, American painter (d. 1965)
  • 9th » Henry J. Kaiser, American businessman and shipbuilder, founded Kaiser Shipyards (d. 1967)
  • 11th » Joseph Marx, Austrian composer, educator, and critic (d. 1964)
  • 13th » Georges Braque, French painter and sculptor (d. 1963)
  • 16th » Simeon Price, American golfer (d. 1945)
  • 17th » Karl Burman, Estonian architect and painter (d. 1965)
  • 18th » Babe Adams, American baseball player, manager, and journalist (d. 1968)
  • 20th » Sigrid Undset, Norwegian author, Nobel Prize in Literature called Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1949)
  • 23rd » William Halpenny, Canadian pole vaulter (d. 1960)
  • 25th » Marie Doro, American actress (d. 1956)
  • 30th » Wyndham Halswelle, English runner (d. 1915)
  • 31st » S├índor Festetics, Hungarian politician, Minister of Defence of Hungary (d. 1956)

Famous Deaths for May 1882

  • 6th » Thomas Henry Burke (civil servant) or Thomas Henry Burke, Irish civil servant (b. 1829)
  • 6th » Lord Frederick Cavendish, English-Irish politician, Chief Secretary for Ireland (b. 1836)
  • 16th » Reuben Chapman, American lawyer and politician, 13th Governor of Alabama (b. 1799)

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