On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1792

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre commissioned to measure the meridian between Dunkerque to Rodez to calculate accurate length of the metre

1792 Highlights

About May 5, 1792

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 229 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus