On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1892

Famous Birthdays

  • Lina Carstens, German actress (Homeland, Broken Jug), born in Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 1978)
  • Osbert Sitwell, English poet, writer (Out of the Flame), born in London, England (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestWerner von Siemens

[Ernst] Werner von Siemens, German inventor (siemens electrical conductance unit) and industrialist (Siemens corporation), dies at 75

Industrialist and Inventor Werner von Siemens
Industrialist and Inventor
Werner von Siemens

1892 Highlights

About December 6, 1892

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius