Historical Events in July 1892

  • Jul 4 James Keir Hardie chosen 1st socialist in British Lower house
  • Jul 4 Western Samoa changes the International Date Line, so that year there were 367 days in this country, with two occurrences of Monday, July 4
  • Jul 4 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Defending champion Wilfred Baddeley beats Joshua Pim 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2
  • Jul 6 Dadabhai Naoroji elected as first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain

Historic Event

Jul 6 Jose Rizal forms La Liga Filipina in Manila

  • Jul 6 Striking steel workers in Homestead, Pennsylvania, fire on scabs, killing 7
  • Jul 7 Katipunan: the Revolutionary Philippine Brotherhood is established leading to the fall of the Spanish Empire in Asia
  • Jul 7 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley-Hillyard for a 4th time in a Wimbledon final 6-1, 6-1
  • Jul 8 American Psychological Association organized in Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Jul 8 St. John's, Newfoundland is devastated in the Great Fire of 1892
  • Jul 10 1st concrete-paved street built (Bellefountaine, Ohio)

Historic Invention

Jul 11 US Patent Office says Joseph Swan rather than Thomas Edison, invented the electric light carbon for the incandescent lamp

  • Jul 18 First human test of a vaccine against cholera; Ukrainian bacteriologist Waldemar Huffkine risks his life by testing it on himself