On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1892

Historical Events

  • Charles Duryea takes the 1st American-made automotive for a test drive

Famous Birthdays

  • Germaine Tailleferre, French composer (Le Marin du Bolivar), born in Saint-Maur-des-Foss├ęs, Val-de-Marne, France (d. 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • Fr. Thomas Dale SSC, Anglican clergyman prosecuted for Ritualist practices in the 1870s (b. 1821)
1892 Highlights

About April 19, 1892

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries