On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1849

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Zachary Taylor sworn in as 12th US President

12th US President Zachary Taylor
12th US President
Zachary Taylor

Famous Deaths

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

About March 5, 1849

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces