What Happened on August 2, 1892

Historical Events

  • George A. Wheeler is granted a US patent for 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 and author (Natural History of NYC), born in NYC, New York (d. 1981)
Born in 1892
1892 Highlights

About August 2, 1892

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo