On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1892

Historical Events

  • 1st escalator patented by inventor Jesse W Reno (NYC)
  • New York State unveils automatic ballot booth (voting machine)

Famous Birthdays

  • James Basevi Ord, US army officer (d. 1938)
1892 Highlights

About March 15, 1892

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces