On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1892

Famous Birthdays

  • David Guion, American composer (Home on the Range), born in Ballinger, Texas (d. 1981)

Person of interestJ. Paul Getty

J. Paul Getty, American oil magnate and billionaire (Getty Oil), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1976)

Industrialist J. Paul Getty
J. Paul Getty
  • José María Castro, Argentine composer, born in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires (d. 1964)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Balmer, German composer, dies at 75
1892 Highlights

About December 15, 1892

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius