On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1863

Historical Events

  • Irish boxer Joe Coburn KOs American Mike McCoole in the 67th round in his first defence of Heavyweight C'ship of America in Charlestown, Maryland

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederik August Stoett, Dutch linguist (Dutch Proverbs), born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1936)
1863 Highlights

About May 5, 1863

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus