On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1759

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist & army leader, born in Le Pin-en-Mauges, France (d. 1793)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Philip Wallrad de Hénin-Liétard d'Alsace, Cardinal- Archbishop of Mechelen, Belgium, dies at 79
1759 Highlights

About January 5, 1759

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 261 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn