On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1820

Famous Birthdays

  • Nadar [Félix Tournachon], French photographer and balloonist, took the first aerial photograph, born in Paris (d. 1910)

Famous Deaths

  • Henrik C Cras, lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii), dies at 81
1820 Highlights

About April 5, 1820

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 201 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries