What Happened on December 18, 1892

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Anton Bruckner's 8th Symphony premieres

Music Premiere

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Nutcracker" premieres in Saint Petersburg, Russia, now the world's most performed ballet; his final opera "Isolanta" also premieres


Famous Deaths

  • Richard Owen, English zoologist (Dinosauria), dies at 88
1892 Highlights

About December 18, 1892

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius