On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1863

Historical Events

  • Confederate sub David damages Union ship Ironsides

Famous Birthdays

  • Ludwig Borchardt, German Egyptologist, born in Berlin (d. 1938)
1863 Highlights

About October 5, 1863

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 158 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra