On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1856

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBooker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington, American education pioneer and 1st African American on a US stamp, born in Hale's Ford, Virginia (d. 1915)

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington

1856 Highlights

About April 5, 1856

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries