A great year for sausage.

Southside Market & Barbeque started selling sausage in Elgin, Texas in 1882. And while this is pretty much the most amazing thing that happed in that year, a lot of other things took place that were almost as interesting.

    January–March

  • January 6 – Sam Rayburn, Texan and Speaker of the House of Representatives is born.
  • January 30 – Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd U.S. President is born.
  • February 3 – P. T. Barnum purchases the elephant Jumbo.
  • February 15 – John Barrymore, American actor is born.
  • March 2 – Roderick Maclean fails to assassinate Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.
  • March 22 – Polygamy is made a felony by the Edmunds Act as passed by Congress.
  • March 24 – The bacterium responsible for tuberculosis is discovered.
  • March 24 – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, American auther dies.
  • March 29 – The Knights of Columbus are established.

    April–June

  • April 3 – Outlaw Jesse James is shot in the back of the head and killed by Robert Ford.
  • April 19 – Charles Darwin, British naturalist dies.
  • April 27 – Ralph Waldo Emerson, Anerican philosopher and writer dies.
  • May 8 – The Chinese Exclusion Act restricts immigration into the U.S.A.
  • June17 – Igore Stravinsky, Russian composer is born.
  • June 30 – U.S. presidential assassin Charles Guiteau is hanged.
  • July 11 – British troops occupy Alexandria and the Suez Canal.
  • July 16 – Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady of the United States dies.
  • June 22 – Edward Hopper, American painter is born.

    July–September

  • July 11 – British troops occupy Alexandria and the Suez Canal.
  • August 3 – The U.S. Congress passes the 1882 Immigration Act.
  • August 5 – Standard Oil of New Jersey is established.
  • August 17 – Samuel Goldwyn, Hollywood movie mogul is born.
  • August 20 – Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture debuts in Moscow.
  • September 5 – The first United States Labor Day parade is held in New York City.
  • September 13 – 1882 Anglo-Egyptian War: Egypt becomes a British protectorate

    October–December

  • October 16 – The Nickel Plate Railroad opens for business.
  • November 14 – Franklin Leslie shoots Billy Claiborne dead in the streets of Tombstone, Arizona.
  • November 16 – The Royal Navy's HMS destroys Abari village in Niger.

Southside Market Hours & Locations

  • Elgin Hours

    M-Th: 8am - 8pm

    Fri-Sat: 8am - 9pm

    Sunday: 9am - 9pm

  • Elgin Address

    1212 Hwy 290 E
    Elgin, TX 78621
    512-281-4650

  • Bastrop Hours

    Dine-in & Drive-Thru

    Mon-Th: 10am - 8pm

    Fri-Sat: 10am - 9pm

    Sunday: 10am - 9pm

  • BASTROP ADDRESS

    534 Hwy 71 W
    Bastrop, TX 78602
    512-575-9037

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