What Happened on May 5, 1855

Historical Events

  • New York State Commission on Emigration assumes lease of Castle Garden (now known as Castle Clinton), at the lower tip of Manhattan, to be used for immigration [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Sir Robert Inglis, Bt, English politician (b. 1786)
1855 Highlights

About May 5, 1855

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 168 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus