On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1836

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Sam Houston elected President of the Republic of Texas

Texan Revolutionary Sam Houston
Texan Revolutionary
Sam Houston

Famous Birthdays

  • Justiniano BorgoƱo, President of Peru (1894), born in Trujillo, Peru (d. 1921)

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (b. 1790)
1836 Highlights

About September 5, 1836

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo