On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1849

Historical Events

Historic Event

Zachary Taylor sworn in as 12th US President

12th US President and General Zachary Taylor
12th US President and General
Zachary Taylor

Famous Deaths

  • David Scott, Scottish painter (b. 1806)
1849 Highlights

About March 5, 1849

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces