On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1892

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Basketball rules first published in Triangle Magazine, written by 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? 130 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn