What Happened on August 4, 1892

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Queen Wilhelmina and Emma open Merwede Canal between Amsterdam and the Rhine

Murder of Interest

Sunday school teacher Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother are murdered with an axe in Fall River, Massachusetts; Borden is later arrested, tried and acquitted

Famous Birthdays

  • Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman, Dutch composer, born in Rotterdam (d. 1971)
Born in 1892

About August 4, 1892

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo