On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1846

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Robert Schumann's 2nd Symphony in C premieres

Composer Robert Schumann
Robert Schumann

Famous Birthdays

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

About November 5, 1846

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio