Historical Events in October 1892

  • Oct 1 University of Chicago opens
  • Oct 5 Dalton Gang ends in shoot-out in Coffeville, Kansas bank holdup
  • Oct 8 Sergei Rachmaninoff first performs "Prelude in C-sharp-Minor" in Moscow
  • Oct 10 Entire Hong Kong national cricket team dies in shipwreck off Taiwan
  • Oct 12 US Pledge of Allegiance first recited in public schools during Columbus Day
  • Oct 18 1st commercial long-distance phone line opens (Chicago-NY)

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Oct 31 Arthur Conan Doyle publishes The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes