On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1850

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Simon, Russian composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1916)

Person of interestGuy de Maupassant

Guy de Maupassant, French author (Boule de Suif), born in Ch√Ęteau de Miromesnil, France (d. 1893)


1850 Highlights

About August 5, 1850

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo