On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1892

Famous Birthdays

  • Lura Anson, Nebraska, entertainer

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick William Barber, South African frontiersman & scientist, dies at 78
  • George Biddell Airy, English astronomer & writer, dies at 90
  • George Biddell Airy, English mathematician & 7th Astronomer Royal, dies at 90
1892 Highlights

About January 2, 1892

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn