September 1892 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 8 1st appearance of "Pledge of Allegiance" (Youth's Companion)
  • Sep 9 E. E. Barnard at Lick discovers Amalthea, 5th Jupiter moon
  • Sep 9 Manifesto of the Queensland Labour Party to the people of Queensland issued, detailing grievances of working class towards ruling class. Pivotal document in Australian labor and political history. [1]
  • Sep 27 Book matches are patented by Diamond Match Company
  • Sep 28 1st night football game played (Mansfield Pa)

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Leverett Saltonstall, 55th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1979)
  • Sep 6 Edward Victor Appleton, English physicist (Nobel Prize 1947), born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 1965)
  • Sep 10 Arthur Compton, US physicist (1927 Nobel Prize for Physics for Compton Effect), born in Wooster, Ohio (d. 1962)
  • Sep 12 Alfred A. Knopf, American publisher (1966 Alexander Hamilton Medal), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • Sep 15 Silpa Bhirasri [Corrado Feroci], Italian-Thai sculptor, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1962)
  • Sep 24 Adélard Godbout, Canadian politician (15th Premier of Québec), born in Saint-Éloi, Quebec, Canada (d. 1956)
  • Sep 28 Edmond Thieffry, Belgian air pioneer and WW I flying ace (first flight Belgium to the Congo), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1929)

Elmer RiceElmer Rice (1892-1967)

Sep 28 American playwright (Pulitzer-Street Scene) and novelist, born in NYC, New York

Weddings in History

Stanley Baldwin

Sep 12 61st UK Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (25) weds British writer and maternity health activist Lucy Ridsdale (23) in Rottingdean, England

Amadeo Giannini

Sep 14 American banker Amadeo Giannini (22) marries Clorinda Cuneo

Deaths in History

  • Sep 7 John G. Whittier, American poet/secretary Anti-Slavery Society, dies
  • Sep 17 Ignaz Vincenz Zingerle, Austrian poet, dies at 67
  • Sep 24 Cornelis Ascanius van Sypesteyn, Dutch governor of Suriname (1873-82), dies at 69