On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1892

Historical Events

  • Charles Brady King invents pneumatic hammer
  • National Society of Colonial Dames of America founded

Famous Birthdays

  • George "Pops" Foster, American jazz upright bass player, tuba player, and trumpeter, born in Macoll, Louisiana (d. 1969)
  • Konstatin G Paustovski, Russian author (Povestj Zjizni) [OS]
1892 Highlights

About May 19, 1892

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 130 years and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus