What Happened on July 5, 1886

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix Timmermans, Flemish writer/painter/cartoonist (Pallieter)
  • Nathaniel Niles, American figure skater and tennis player, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1932)
  • Willem Drees, PM of Netherland (PvdA, 1948-58)/Indonesia (AOW)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Gerhard, founder (Social-Democratic Union), dies at 57