On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1779

Famous Birthdays

  • Washington Allston, American painter (pioneer of America's Romantic movement of landscape painting) and author, born in Georgetown, South Carolina (d. 1843)
1779 Highlights

About November 5, 1779

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 242 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio