On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1892

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Electric Company formed by merger of Thomas Edison's General Electric Company with Thomson-Houston Electric Company, arranged by J. P. Morgan and incorporated in NY

Industrialist and Banker J. P. Morgan
Industrialist and Banker
J. P. Morgan
Inventor Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison

Famous Birthdays

  • Corrie ten Boom, Dutch author (The Hiding Place) and Holocaust survivor, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1983)
  • Theo Osterkamp, World War I and World War II German fighter pilot, born in Düren, Rhine Province, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1975)

Famous Deaths

  • Amelia Edwards, English author (The Phantom Coach) and Egyptologist, dies at 60
1892 Highlights

About April 15, 1892

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries