What Happened on August 2, 1892

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Charles A Wheeler patents a prototype of the escalator

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack L Warner [Jacob Warner], Canadian-American film executive and president of the Warner Bros. Studios, born in London, Ontario, Canada (d. 1978)
  • John Kieran, American columnist/author (Natural History of NYC), born in NYC, New York