On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1843

Historical Events

  • Committee of 9 appointed to establish civil government in Oregon Country

Famous Birthdays

  • Mandell Creighton, British historian and a bishop of the Church of England, born in Carlisle, Cumbria, England (d. 1901)
1843 Highlights

About July 5, 1843

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer