What Happened on September 7, 1892

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

James Corbett KOs 4 to 1 favourite and defending champion John L. Sullivan in 21 rounds at the Olympic Club, New Orleans for world heavyweight boxing title; Sullivan's only defeat and his last fight

Famous Deaths

  • John G. Whittier, American poet/secretary Anti-Slavery Society, dies
1892 Highlights

About September 7, 1892

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo