On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1839

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Smalls, African-American congressman (1875-87), born in Beaufort, South Carolina (d. 1915)
  • Stanislaw Pilinski, French pianist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1905)
1839 Highlights

About April 5, 1839

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries