On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1623

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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? 397 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius