On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1623

Historical Events

Historic Event

First copies purchased of William Shakespeare's First Folio, collecting his plays posthumously into one volume, bought by Edward Dering

1623 Highlights

About December 5, 1623

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 398 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius