What Happened on July 12, 1892

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Schulz, Polish writer (The Street of Crocodiles), born in Drohobych, Austrian Galicia (d. 1942)

Famous Deaths

Alexander CartwrightAlexander Cartwright (1820-1892)

American Baseball HOF pioneer (recognised as inventor of modern baseball, "father of baseball"), dies at 72

  • Cyrus West Field, American financier noted for success of 1st transatlantic cable, dies at 72
1892 Highlights

About July 12, 1892

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer