September 1892 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 8 1st appearance of "Pledge of Allegiance" (Youth's Companion)
  • Sep 9 E E Barnard at Lick discovers Amalthea, 5th Jupiter moon
  • Sep 27 Book matches are patented by Diamond Match Company
  • Sep 28 1st night football game played (Mansfield Pa)

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Leverett Saltonstall, 55th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1979)
  • Sep 6 Edward V Appleton, English physicist (Appleton-layer)
  • Sep 10 Arthur H Compton, US physicist (X-rays)
  • Sep 11 Pinto Colvig, OR, animation voice (Goofy, Pluto)
  • Sep 12 Alfred A Knopf, US, publisher (1966 Alexander Hamilton Medal)
  • Sep 15 Silpa Bhirasri, Italian sculptor (d. 1962)
  • Sep 24 Adélard Godbout, premier of Québec (d. 1956)
  • Sep 28 Edmond Thieffry, Belgian WW I pilot/air pioneer

Weddings in History

  • Sep 14 AP Giannini marries Clorinda Cuneo

Deaths in History

  • Sep 7 John G Whittier, US poet/secretary Anti-Slavery Society, dies
  • Sep 17 Ignaz V Zingerle Edler von Simmersberg, Austrian, dies
  • Sep 24 Cornelis A van Sypesteyn, Dutch governor of Suriname, dies at 69