On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1846

Day of the Week: Monday

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