Look what happened the 1892.

Ellis Island opens to begin processing immigrants into the United States. (1. January 1892)

James Naismith publishes the rules of basketball. (15. January 1892)

St. Petersburg, Florida is incorporated. (29. February 1892)

Liverpool F.C. is founded. (15. March 1892)

Former Governor General Lord Stanley pledged to donate a silver challenge cup, later named after him, as an award for the best hockey team in Canada; originally presented to amateur champions, the Stanley Cup has been awarded to the top pro team since 1910, and since 1926, only to National Hockey League teams. (18. March 1892)

The General Electric Company is formed. RMS Titanic disaster. (15. April 1892)

Charles Duryea claims to have driven the first automobile in the United States, in Springfield, Massachusetts. (19. April 1892)

In San Francisco, California, John Muir organizes the Sierra Club. (28. May 1892)

Chicago 'L' (commuter rail system) begins operation (6. June 1892)

Benjamin Harrison became the first President of the United States to attend a baseball game. (7. June 1892)

Homer Plessy was arrested for refusing to leave his seat in the "whites-only" car of a train; he lost the resulting court case, Plessy v. Ferguson. (7. June 1892)

The Limelight Department, one of the world's first film studios, is officially established in Melbourne, Australia. (11. June 1892)

The Homestead Strike begins near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (30. June 1892)

Western Samoa changes the International Date Line, so that year it had 367 days, with two occurrences of Monday, July 4. (4. July 1892)

Dadabhai Naoroji is elected as the first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain. (6. July 1892)

3,800 striking steelworkers engage in a day-long battle with Pinkerton agents during the Homestead Strike, leaving 10 dead and dozens wounded. (6. July 1892)

Katipunan: the Revolutionary Philippine Brotherhood is established, contributing to the fall of the Spanish Empire in Asia. (7. July 1892)

St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada is devastated in the Great Fire of 1892. (8. July 1892)

The father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden are found murdered in their Fall River, Massachusetts home. (4. August 1892)

Thomas Edison receives a patent for a two-way telegraph. (9. August 1892)

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