On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1846

Famous Birthdays

  • Federico Chueca, Spanish composer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1908)
  • Henryk Sienkiewicz, Polish author (Quo Vadis, Nobel 1905), born in Wola Okrzejska, Poland (d. 1916)
1846 Highlights

About May 5, 1846

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 175 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus