On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1850

Famous Birthdays

  • Ella Wheeler Wilcox, American author and poet (Poems of Passion), born in Johnstown, Wisconsin (d. 1919)

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand Karl Joseph, Archduke of Austria-Este, dies at 69
1850 Highlights

About November 5, 1850

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 170 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio