On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1772

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Schmidlin, Swiss composer, dies at 50
  • Pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749-72), dies at 66
1772 Highlights

About November 5, 1772

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 247 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio