On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1892

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

Basketball rules first published in Triangle Magazine, written by James Naismith

Basketball Inventor James Naismith
Basketball Inventor
James Naismith

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Hutchens, New Zealand-born composer working in Australia, born in Leeston, New Zealand (d. 1965)
  • Rex Ingram [Reginald Hitchcock], Irish director (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1950)
1892 Highlights

About January 15, 1892

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 128 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn