1892 in History – What happened in year 1892


In history, year 1892 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1892.

Know what happened in 1892:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
08 November Despite racial divisions, black and white union members unitedin a general strike in New Orleans, Louisiana, US.
12 November William Heffelfinger was paid $525 by the Allegheny AthleticAssociation, becoming the first professional American football player onrecord.
12 OctoberThe Pledge of Allegiance of the United States was first used inpublic schools to coincide with the opening of the World's ColumbianExposition in Chicago, Illinois.
18 DecemberThe first performance of the fairy tale-ballet The Nutcrackerwas held at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
18 March Canadian Governor General Lord Stanley of Preston pledged to donate what would become the Stanley Cup, today the oldest professional sports trophy in North America, as an award for Canada's top-ranking amateur ice hockey club.
28 MayAided by a group of professors from the University ofCalifornia, Berkeley and Stanford University, preservationist John Muirfounded the environmental organization Sierra Club in San Francisco.
18 DecemberThe first performance of the fairy tale-ballet The Nutcrackerwas held at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
24 AugustGoodison Park in Liverpool, England, one of the world's firstpurpose-built football grounds, opened.
15 March Liverpool F.C., one of England's most successful footballclubs, was founded.
06 JulyDuring a steelworkers' strike in Homestead, Pennsylvania, aday-long battle between strikers and Pinkerton agents resulted in tendeaths and dozens of people wounded.
06 JuneThe 'L' train (1922 train pictured) of Chicago, the secondlongest rapid transit system in total track mileage in the UnitedStates, began operations.
12 NovemberWilliam Heffelfinger was paid $525 by the Allegheny AthleticAssociation, becoming the first professional American football player onrecord.
12 OctoberThe Pledge of Allegiance of the United States was first used inpublic schools to coincide with the opening of the World's ColumbianExposition in Chicago, Illinois.
18 DecemberThe first performance of the fairy-tale ballet The Nutcrackerwas held at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
18 DecemberThe first performance of the fairy-tale ballet The Nutcracker was held at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
07 JuneHomer Plessy, an 'octoroon' from New Orleans, was arrested forrefusing to leave the 'whites-only' car on a train.
18 MarchLord Stanley of Preston pledged to donate an award for Canada'stop-ranked amateur ice hockey club, now known as the Stanley Cup(pictured), the oldest professional sports trophy in North America.
01 JanuaryThe immigration station on Ellis Island in New York Harboropened, and would, over the course of its existence, process twelvemillion immigrants to the United States.
15 MarchLiverpool F.C., one of England's most successful football clubs, was founded.
07 JulyThe Philippine revolutionary secret society Katipunan was founded by anti-Spanish Filipinos in Manila.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1892:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 January Seiichiro Kashio / Tennis Player / Japan
02 SeptemberDezső Kertész / Actor / Hungary
04 DecemberFrancisco Franco / Politician / Spain
05 OctoberRemington Kellogg / Zoologist / United States of America
06 JulyWill James / Author / United States of America
07 MayJosip Broz Tito / Politician / Yugoslavia
08 AprilMary Pickford / Actress / United States of America
09 NovemberMabel Normand / Actress / United States of America
10 March Arthur Honegger / Educator / France
12 MayFritz Kortner / Actor / Austria
12 JulyBruno Schulz / Painter / Poland
13 January Ermanno Aebi / Footballer / Italy
14 January Hal Roach / Actor / United States of America
15 AprilTheo Osterkamp / Pilot / Germany
19 NovemberHuw T. Edwards / Politician / United Kingdom
21 DecemberRebecca West / Author / United Kingdom
22 JulyJack MacBryan / Hockey Player / United Kingdom
23 February Kathleen Harrison / Actress / United Kingdom
27 JunePaul Colin / Illustrator / France
31 MayMichel Kikoine / Painter / France

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1892:

YearName / Profession / Country
01 January Mahadev Desai / Author / India
14 NovemberBirbal Sahni / Scientist / India

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