Historical Events in April 1892

  • Apr 12 George C Blickensderfer patents portable typewriter

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 15 General Electric Company formed by merger of Thomas Edison's General Electric Company with Thomson-Houston Electric Company, arranged by J. P. Morgan and incorporated in NY

Industrialist and Banker J. P. Morgan
Industrialist and Banker
J. P. Morgan
Inventor Thomas Edison
Inventor
Thomas Edison
  • Apr 17 1st Sunday NL baseball game, Reds beat Cards 5-1
  • Apr 19 Charles Duryea takes the 1st American-made automotive for a test drive
  • Apr 21 Black longshoremen strike for higher wages in St Louis, Missouri
  • Apr 28 1st performance of Antonin Dvor├ík's overture "Carneval"
  • Apr 29 Charlie Reilly is baseball's 1st pinch hitter