On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1856

Historical Events

  • Covent Garden Opera House, London, destroyed in a fire
  • Georgia becomes 1st state to regulate railroads
1856 Highlights

About March 5, 1856

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 165 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces