On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1799

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Gerhard Alexander van Rappard, Dutch politician, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1869)

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Dinis da Cruz e Silva, Portuguese poet (O Hissope), dies at 68
1799 Highlights

About October 5, 1799

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 221 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra