May 5, 1900 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • "The Billboard" began weekly publication

Birthdays in History

  • Dennis Gabor, electrical engineer and physicist, Nobel Prize winner
  • Mervyn A Ellison, British astronomer (spectrohelioscope)

Deaths in History

  • Ivan Aivazovsky, Russian painter (b. 1817)