On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1892

Historical Events

  • US Quarantine Station opens on Angel Island, San Francisco Bay

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Barlow, American conductor (Voice of Firestone), born in Plain City, Ohio (d. 1972)

Famous Deaths

  • Willem A Scholten, Dutch potato-flour manufacturer, dies at 89
1892 Highlights

About May 1, 1892

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus