On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1850

Historical Events

  • The Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait between the Isle of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales is opened

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Brink Towner, American hymn composer (d. 1919)
1850 Highlights

About March 5, 1850

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces