On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1845

Historical Events

  • 7th Grand National: William Loft aboard outsider Cure-All wins in record time of 10 minutes, 47 seconds

Famous Birthdays

  • Alphonse Hasselmans, Belgian-French harpist, composer (La Source), and educator (Paris Conservatoire, 1884-1912), born in Li├Ęge, Belgium (d. 1912)
1845 Highlights

About March 5, 1845

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces