On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1849

Famous Birthdays

  • William T. Stead, British newspaper editor (The Pall Mall Gazette - exposed child prostitution), born in Embleton, England (d. 1912)
1849 Highlights

About July 5, 1849

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 172 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer