On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1841

Historical Events

  • Thomas Cook opens first travel agency

Famous Birthdays

  • William C. Whitney, American financier and 31st United States Secretary of the Navy, born in Conway, Massachusetts (d. 1904)
1841 Highlights

About July 5, 1841

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer