On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1892

Historical Events

  • Battle of Lomani Congo: Belgian unit beats Arabs, 1000-3000 killed
  • Pierre de Coubertin launches plan for modern Olympic Games at the Union des Sociétés Françaises de Sports Athlétiques AGM

Famous Birthdays

  • Erté [Romain de Tirtoff], Russian-French artist and designer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1990)
1892 Highlights

About November 23, 1892

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 129 years and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius