On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1892

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing 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

Heavyweight Boxing Champion John L. Sullivan
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
John L. Sullivan

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? 128 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo