On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1801

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestDavid Farragut

David Farragut, American admiral ("Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!"), born in Campbell's Station, Tennessee (d. 1870)

US Civil War Admiral David Farragut
US Civil War Admiral
David Farragut

1801 Highlights

About July 5, 1801

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 218 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer