On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1850

Famous Birthdays

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

Person of interestGuy de Maupassant

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

Author and Master of the Short Story Guy de Maupassant
Author and Master of the Short Story
Guy de Maupassant

1850 Highlights

About August 5, 1850

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo