On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1764

Historical Events

  • Smolny Institute forms in St Petersburg for noble girls

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Craufurd, British general, born in Newark Castle, Ayrshire (d. 1812)
1764 Highlights

About May 5, 1764

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 257 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus