What Happened on January 1, 1892

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Ellis Island becomes reception center for new immigrants

Famous Birthdays

  • Artur Rodzinski, Spalato, Dalmatia, Poland, conductor/composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Manuel Roxas, 5th President of the Philippines (1946-48), born in Capiz, Philippines (d. 1948)

5th President of the Philippines Manuel Roxas
5th President of the Philippines
Manuel Roxas
  • Miklos Radnai, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Roswell B. Mason, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1805)