What Happened on November 5, 1846

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Robert Schumann's 2nd Symphony in C premieres at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Germany, with Felix Mendelssohn conducting

Famous Birthdays

  • Duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross, born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1869)
Born in 1846
1846 Highlights

About November 5, 1846

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio