July 1892 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 4 James Keir Hardie chosen 1st socialist in British Lower house
  • Jul 4 Western Samoa changes the International Date Line, so that year there were 367 days in this country, with two occurrences of Monday, July 4.

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Jul 6 Jose Rizal forms La Liga Filipina in Manila

Filipino Nationalist and Novelist Jose Rizal
Filipino Nationalist and Novelist
Jose Rizal
  • Jul 6 Striking steel workers in Homestead, Pa, fire on scabs, killing 7
  • Jul 6 Dadabhai Naoroji elected as first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain.
  • Jul 7 Katipunan: the Revolutionary Philippine Brotherhood is established leading to the fall of the Spanish Empire in Asia.
  • Jul 8 American Psychological Association organized, Worcester, Mass
  • Jul 8 St. John's, Newfoundland is devastated in the Great Fire of 1892.
  • Jul 10 1st concrete-paved street built (Bellefountaine, Ohio)

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Jul 11 US Patent Office says J W Swan, rather than Thomas Edison, invented the electric light carbon for the incandescent lamp

Inventor Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 1 James M Cain, Minneapolis Mn, novelist (Postman Always Rings Twice)
  • Jul 6 Baron Willy Coppens de Houthulst, Belgian WW I pilot
  • Jul 8 Richard Aldington, writer
  • Jul 8 Pavel Korin, Russian painter (d. 1967)
  • Jul 12 Bruno Schulz, Polish writer and painter (d. 1942)
  • Jul 15 Walter Benjamin, German literature critic/writer
  • Jul 21 Anton Schnack, German writer/poet
  • Jul 21 Gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (tax office Wibautstraat, Amsterdam)
  • Jul 22 Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s)/war criminal
  • Jul 23 Haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen], emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74)
  • Jul 29 Ernst van Raalte, Dutch journalist (Seen, heard... wrote), born in Rotterdam, South Holland (d. 1975)
  • Jul 31 Joseph Charbonneau, French-Canadian Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1959)

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 16 Impressionist Painter Claude Monet (51) weds longtime companion Alice Hoschedé

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
Impressionist Painter
Claude Monet

Deaths in History

  • Jul 18 Thomas Cook, English tour director (Thomas Cook & Son), dies at 83
  • Jul 19 Thomas Cook, CEO (Cook Travel Bureau), dies at 83