What Happened on March 1, 1892

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Coutu, Canadian ice hockey defenceman (Stanley Cup 1924; Montreal Canadiens; only player banned from NHL for life, attacked referee 1927), born in North Bay, Ontario (d. 1977)
  • Ryunosuke Akutagawa 'father of the Japanese short story', Japanese writer (Rashomon in Kappa), born in KyŨbashi, Japan (d. 1927)
Born in 1892

Famous Deaths

  • Archibald Scott Couper, Scottish chemist (advances in chemical theory including bonding of carbon atoms), dies of diabetes at 60
1892 Highlights

About March 1, 1892

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces