On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1827

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAlessandro Volta

Alessandro Volta, Italian physicist and inventor of the 1st battery, dies at 82

Physicist and Inventor Alessandro Volta
Physicist and Inventor
Alessandro Volta
  • Pierre-Simon Laplace, French mathematician (b. 1749)
  • Pierre-Simon, marquis de Laplace, French mathematician, astronomer and physicist (stability of the solar system), dies at 77
1827 Highlights

About March 5, 1827

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 193 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces