On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1831

Historical Events

  • Jan van Speijk blows up his gunboat in Antwerp, killing about 30

Famous Deaths

  • John CJ van Speijk, commits suicide at 29
1831 Highlights

About February 5, 1831

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 190 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius