MAJOR HAPPENINGS
Chinese Exclusion Act ten years next after the passage of this act it is not be lawful Chinese laborers to come to the United States
Dante Gabriel Rossetti died, he worked his entire life in the city of his birth {London, England] Although steeped in Italian traditions (as writer and artist) he never visited Italy
Curly Bill [William Graham ] was allegedly killed by a revengeful Wyatt Earp in Iron Springs, Arizona in 1882. (Iron Springs is now Mescal Springs on modern day maps)
SPORTING EVENTS
THE FIRST SKATER to complete the Single Axel in official competition - Axel Paulsen [on speed skates]

John L. Sullivan, the Boston Strong Boy: Sullivan fought the American champion, Ryan, near New Orleans. Ryan's, seconds threw in the sponge after their fighter was knocked senseless
In what is considered one of the greatest games in the 19th century, Providence beats Detroit 1-0 on an 18th-inning home run by right-field Charles Radbourn
After 22 unsuccessful attempts, Cincinnati becomes the first American Association team to defeat an National League team, beating Cleveland 5-2
Groucho Marx
I could dance till the cows come home. On second thought, I'd rather dance with the cows till you come home.

I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it

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Presents....the year
1882


Anyone who hates dogs and kids can't be all bad

Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people

If at first you don't succeed, try, try, again. Then quit, no use being a damn fool about things
ENTERTAINMENT
P.T. Barnum approached the London Zoo and purchased Jumbo, an African elephant that was the largest animal in captivity at the time

TOP MOVIES

Auguste Lumière, with his brother Louis, organized the first public performance of motion pictures in December 1895
Early films included: The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War - Films of the Westinghouse Works, 1904 - Films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901- Early Films of New York, 1898-1906

FAMOUS PEOPLE BORN THIS YEAR
Franklin D. Roosevelt        Gustavus VI Adolphus of Sweden
James Joyce

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