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 Victor Appleton, English physicist (Nobel Prize 1947), born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 1965)
  • Sep 10 Arthur H Compton, US physicist (X-rays)
  • Sep 11 Pinto Colvig, OR, animation voice (Goofy, Pluto)
  • Sep 12 Alfred A Knopf, American publisher (1966 Alexander Hamilton Medal), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • 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


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 12 61st UK Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (25) weds writer and activist Lucy Ridsdale (23) in Rottingdean, England

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin
  • 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