On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1847

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Jefferson Davis is elected to the US senate, his first political post.

President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis

1847 Highlights

About December 5, 1847

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius