1892 in History (Part 2)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 156 of 156

  • Jul 21 Gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (tax office Wibautstraat, Amsterdam)
  • Jul 22 Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s)/war criminal

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Jul 23 Haile Selassie [Ras Tafari Makonnen], Emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74), born in Ejersa Goro, Ethiopian Empire (d. 1975)

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie
Ethiopian Emperor
Haile Selassie
  • 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)
  • Aug 1 Constantly Burniaux, Belg, art historian (Temps Inquiets)
  • Aug 2 Jack Warner, US movie studio head (Warner Bros)
  • Aug 2 John Kieran, American columnist/author (Natural History of NYC), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 11 Hugh MacDiarmid (Christopher Murray Grieve), Scotland, poet (Scots Unbound)
  • Aug 11 Wladyslaw Anders, Polish general
  • Aug 11 Eiji Yoshikawa, Japanese novelist (d. 1962)
  • Aug 15 Louis-Victor prince of Broglie, France, physicist (Nobel 1929)
  • Aug 16 Harold Foster, cartoonist (created "Prince Valiant")
  • Aug 16 Otto Messmer, American cartoonist (d. 1983)
  • 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
  • Oct 4 Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian Fascist chancellor killed by Nazis
  • Oct 4 Hermann Glauert, British aerodynamicist (d. 1934)
  • Oct 5 Remington Kellogg, American naturalist (d. 1969)
  • Oct 7 Dwain Esper, director (d. 1982)
  • Oct 9 Ivo Andric, Yugoslavia, novelist (Bridge on Drina, Nobel Prize for Literature 1961)
  • Oct 9 Marina Tsvetaeva, Russian poet (d. 1941)
  • Oct 14 Sumner Welles, US undersecretary/diplomat (Good neighbor policy)
  • Oct 17 Theodor Eicke, Nazi official (d. 1943)
  • Oct 19 Alexander A Alekhine, Russian/French chess champ (1927-35, 37-46)
  • Oct 24 Kurt Huber, German philosopher/resistance fighter
  • Oct 27 Graciliano Ramos, Brazilian author/mayor of Palmeira
  • Oct 27 Victor E van Vriesland, Dutch poet/critic (Mirror of Dutch Poetry)
  • Oct 28 Eduard J Dijksterhuis, Dutch mathematician/historian (Fall & Throw)
  • Oct 28 Ludwig Strauss, German/Israeli writer (Night Watch)
  • Oct 31 Ruth Fuller Sasaki, US, Zen teacher (1st Zen Institute of America)
  • Nov 1 Alexander Alekhine, Russia, world chess champion (1927-35, 37-46)
  • Nov 5 J. B. S. Haldane, Scottish geneticist (d. 1964)
  • Nov 6 John Alcock, English pilot (1st non-stop flight across Atlantic Ocean)
  • Nov 6 Harold Ross, American editor (d. 1951)
  • Nov 16 Guo Moruo, Chinese writer (d. 1978)
  • Nov 19 Huw Thomas Edwards, Welsh trade unionist and politician (d. 1970)
  • Nov 20 James B Collip, Canadian biochemist/physiologist (insulin)
  • Nov 23 Erté, French artist (d. 1990)

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Dec 4 Francisco Franco, Spanish general and dictator (1936-75), born in Ferrol, Galicia, Spain (d. 1975)

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • Dec 5 Ferdinand Schörner, German field marshal (d. 1973)
  • Dec 6 F Osbert S Sitwell, poet/writer (Out of the Flame), born in London, England
  • Dec 7 Stuart Davis, American modernist painter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)
  • Dec 12 Herman Potočnik aka Hermann Noordung, Slovenian rocket engineer (d. 1929)
  • Dec 13 Brand Dirck Ochse, filmer/co-founder (Polygoon)

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Dec 15 J. Paul Getty, oil magnate (Getty Oil), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1976)

Industrialist J. Paul Getty
Industrialist
J. Paul Getty
  • Dec 16 A "Shon Nene" Morales, Antillean/Neth very old lady
  • Dec 21 Amy Key Clarke, English mystical poet (d. 1980)
  • Dec 25 Rebecca West, [Cicely Isabel Fairfield], English author (Meaning of Treason), born in London
  • Dec 27 Alfred Edwin McKay, Canadian World War One flying ace (d. 1917)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History