On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1788

Famous Birthdays

  • Kaspar Ett, German organist & composer, born in Eresing, Germany (d. 1847)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Schneider, German composer and pupil of Bach, dies at 85
1788 Highlights

About January 5, 1788

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 233 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn