On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1848

Famous Birthdays

  • Belle Starr [Myra Belle Shirley], US female outlaw (wild west)
  • Ignacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean war hero (d. 1882)
  • Joris-Karl Huysmans, French writer (Against the Grain)
1848 Highlights

About February 5, 1848

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius