On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1846

Historical Events

  • The United States House of Representatives votes to stop sharing the Oregon Territory with the United Kingdom

Famous Birthdays

  • Rudolf Christoph Eucken, German idealist philosopher (Nobel 1908), born in Aurich, Germany (d. 1926)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Thomas Agate, American artist, dies at 33
1846 Highlights

About January 5, 1846

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn