What Happened in 1892

Significant Events

  • Jan 29 The Coca-Cola Company, is incorporated in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 18 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet "Nutcracker Suite" premieres
More Historical Events

Did You Know?

US Patent Office says Joseph Swan rather than Thomas Edison, invented the electric light carbon for the incandescent lamp

On July 11, 1892

World Leaders in 1892

Famous People in 1892

Would You Believe?

Western Samoa changes the International Date Line, so that year there were 367 days in this country, with two occurrences of Monday, July 4

On July 4, 1892

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 11 Painter Paul Gauguin marries Teha'amana, a 13-year-old Tahitian girl
  • Jul 16 Impressionist Painter Claude Monet (51) weds longtime companion Alice Hosched√©
  • Sep 12 61st UK Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (25) weds writer and activist Lucy Ridsdale (23) in Rottingdean, England
  • Sep 14 AP Giannini marries Clorinda Cuneo