On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1892

Historical Events

  • Mrs William Astor invites 400 guests to a grand ball at her mansion thus beginning use of "400" to describe socially elite

Famous Birthdays

  • Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer and musicologist (Amsterdam Concert Hall), born in Krefeld, Germany (d. 1959)
1892 Highlights

About February 1, 1892

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius