On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1771

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Augustus I, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover (1837-51), born in Buckingham House, London (d. 1851)
  • Willem Frederik van Bylandt, Dutch military officer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1855)
1771 Highlights

About June 5, 1771

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 249 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini