On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1892

Historical Events

  • Mine explosion kills 100 in Krebs, Oklahoma; blacks trying to help rescue white survivors, driven away with guns

Famous Birthdays

  • Rudolf Moser, Swiss composer, born in Niederuzwyl, Switzerland (d. 1960)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke, German physician and physiologist, dies at 72
  • Muḥammad Tawfīq Pasha, Khedive of Egypt (1879-92), dies at 39
1892 Highlights

About January 7, 1892

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 130 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn