August 1892 in history

August 1892 events chronologically

Aug 4 The father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden are found murdered in their Fall River, Massachusetts home
Aug 9 Thomas Edison receives a patent for a two-way telegraph

Top 7 most famous people born in August 1892

Aug 2 Jack Warner Leonard "J. L." Warner , born Jacob Warner in London, Ontario, was a Canadian-born American film executive who was the president and driving force behind the Warner Bros. Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Warner's career spanned some forty-five years, its duration surpassing that of any other of the seminal Hollywood studio moguls
Aug 11 Władysław Anders a General in the Polish Army and later in life a politician with the Polish government-in-exile in London.
Aug 11 Hugh MacDiarmid a Scottish poet.
Aug 12 S. R. Ranganathan a mathematician and librarian from India. His most notable contributions to the field were his five laws of library science and the development of the first major analytico-synthetic classification system, the colon classification. He is considered to be the father of library science, documentation, and information science in India and is widely known throughout the rest of the world for his fundamental thinking in the field. His birthday is observed every year as the National Library Day in India
Aug 14 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji an English composer, music critic, pianist and writer. He was one of the 20th century's most prolific piano composers
Aug 15 Louis de Broglie a French physicist who made groundbreaking contributions to quantum theory. In his 1924 PhD thesis he postulated the wave nature of electrons and suggested that all matter has wave properties
Aug 29 Alexandre Koyré a French philosopher of Russian origin who wrote on the history and philosophy of science.

Top 7 most famous people died in August 1892

Aug 6 Daniel Wilson (academic) a Scottish-born Canadian archaeologist, ethnologist and author.
Aug 11 Enrico Betti an Italian mathematician, now remembered mostly for his 1871 paper on topology that led to the later naming after him of the Betti numbers. He worked also on the theory of equations, giving early expositions of Galois theory. He also discovered Betti's theorem, a result in the theory of elasticity
Aug 12 Robert D. FitzGerald an Irish-Australian surveyor, ornithologist, botanist and poet. His father, also Robert David FitzGerald, was a banker, and his mother was Mary Ann, née Bell
Aug 19 Richard Adelbert Lipsius a distinguished German Protestant theologian.
Aug 23 Deodoro da Fonseca Marshal Manuel Deodoro da Fonseca became the first president of the Republic of Brazil after heading a military coup that deposed Emperor Pedro II and proclaimed the Republic in 1889, dis-establishing the Empire of Brazil.
Aug 29 Jules Perrot a dancer and choreographer who later became Balletmaster of the Imperial Ballet in Petersburg, Russia. He created some of the most famous ballets of the 19th century including Pas de Quatre, La Esmeralda, Ondine, and Giselle with Jean Coralli
Aug 31 George William Curtis an American writer and public speaker, born in Providence, Rhode Island, of old New England stock.