Historical Events for August 1882
Events 1 - 10 of 10
3rd - Congress passes 1st law restricting immigration
5th - Martial law is imposed in Japan.
5th - Standard Oil of New Jersey is established.
7th - Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die
8th - Snow falls on Lake Michigan
14th - Queen Victoria recieves Zulu chief Cetewayo
16th - British under General Wolseley land in Alexandria
20th - Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" opens in Moscow
29th - Australia beat England by 7 runs "Death of English cricket"
29th - Fred Spofforth completes 14-90 for match v England (7-46 & 7-44)