On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1804

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicholas Wanostrocht [Felix], English amateur cricket batsman (Kent CCC, Surry CCC) and author (Felix on the Bat), born in London, England (d. 1876)
  • Robert Parker Parrott, American inventor (developed the rifled cannon known as the Parrott gun), born in Lee, New Hampshire (d. 1877)
1804 Highlights

About October 5, 1804

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 217 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra