March 1882 in history

March 1882 events chronologically

Mar 2 Queen Victoria narrowly escapes an assassination attempt by Roderick McLean in Windsor
Mar 4 Britain's first electric trams run in east London
Mar 6 The Serbian kingdom is re-founded
Mar 24 Robert Koch announces the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis
Mar 29 The Knights of Columbus are established

Top 7 most famous people born in March 1882

Mar 3 Charles Ponzi an Italian businessman and con artist in the U.S. and Canada. His aliases include Charles Ponci, Carlo and Charles Bianchi. Born in Italy, he became known in the early 1920s as a swindler in North America for his money making scheme. Charles Ponzi promised clients a 50% profit within 45 days, or 100% profit within 90 days, by buying discounted postal reply coupons in other countries and redeeming them at face value in the United States as a form of arbitrage. In reality, Ponzi was paying early investors using the investments of later investors. This type of scheme is now known as a "Ponzi scheme". His scheme ran for over a year before it collapsed, costing his "investors" $20 million
Mar 14 Wacław Sierpiński a Polish mathematician. He was known for outstanding contributions to set theory , number theory, theory of functions and topology. He published over 700 papers and 50 books
Mar 18 Gian Francesco Malipiero an Italian composer, musicologist, music teacher and editor.
Mar 20 René Coty President of France from 1954 to 1959. He was the second and last president of the Fourth French Republic
Mar 23 Emmy Noether an influential German mathematician known for her groundbreaking contributions to abstract algebra and theoretical physics. Described by Pavel Alexandrov, Albert Einstein, Jean Dieudonné, Hermann Weyl, Norbert Wiener and others as the most important woman in the history of mathematics, she revolutionized the theories of rings, fields, and algebras. In physics, Noether's theorem explains the fundamental connection between symmetry and conservation laws
Mar 30 Melanie Klein an Austrian-British psychoanalyst who devised novel therapeutic techniques for children that had an impact on child psychology and contemporary psychoanalysis. She was a leading innovator in theorizing object relations theory
Mar 31 Korney Chukovsky one of the most popular children's poets in the Russian language. His catchy rhythms, inventive rhymes and absurd characters have invited comparisons with the American children's author Seuss. Chukovsky's poems Tarakanishche , Krokodil , Telefon and Moydodyr have been favourites with many generations of Russophone children. Lines from his poems, in particular Telefon, have become universal catch-phrases in the Russian media and everyday conversation. He adapted the Doctor Dolittle stories into a book-length Russian poem as Doktor Aybolit , and translated a substantial portion of the Mother Goose canon into Russian as Angliyskiye Narodnyye Pesenki. He was also an influential literary critic and essayist

Top 7 most famous people died in March 1882

Mar 1 Theodor Kullak a German pianist, composer, and teacher. He was born in Krotoschin and died in Berlin
Mar 7 John Muir (indologist) a Scottish Sanskrit scholar and Indologist.
Mar 9 Giovanni Lanza an Italian politician and the eighth Prime Minister from 1869 to 1873.
Mar 19 Carl Robert Jakobson an Estonian writer, politician and teacher active in Livonia, Russian Empire. He was one of the most important persons of Estonian national awakening in the second half of the 19th century
Mar 24 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy and was one of the five Fireside Poets
Mar 26 Thomas Hill Green an English philosopher, political radical and temperance reformer, and a member of the British idealism movement. Like all the British idealists, Green was influenced by the metaphysical historicism of G.W.F. Hegel. He was one of the thinkers behind the philosophy of social liberalism
Mar 27 Jørgen Moe a Norwegian folklorist, bishop, poet and author. He is best known for the Norske Folkeeventyr, a collection of Norwegian folk tales which he edited in collaboration with Peter Christen Asbjørnsen