Historical Events in December 1892

  • Dec 5 Anti-semite Hermann Ahlwardt elected to Germany's Reichstag

Historic Event

Dec 5 Sir John Thompson becomes the fourth Prime Minister of Canada.

  • Dec 9 English football club Newcastle United founded
  • Dec 16 Commencement of 1st Sheffield Shield cricket game, SA v NSW
  • Dec 17 Tchaikovski's ballet "Casse-noisette" premieres in St Petersburg

Music Premiere

Dec 18 Anton Bruckner's 8th Symphony premieres

Music Premiere

Dec 18 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Nutcracker" premieres in Saint Petersburg, Russia, now the world's most performed ballet; his final opera "Isolanta" also premieres

  • Dec 20 Pneumatic automobile tire patented, Syracuse, NY
  • Dec 26 Opera "Cristoforo Colombo" is produced (La Scala)
  • Dec 27 Biddle University beats Livingstone College 5-0 in 1st black college football game, in Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Dec 27 Foundation Stone of Cathedral of St John laid (NYC)
  • Dec 30 Dr Miles V Lynk, physician, publishes 1st Black medical journal