On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1866

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Holy, Czech composer and harpist, born in Oporto (d. 1948)
  • Carl Dietrich Harries, German chemist (developed synthetic rubber), born in Luckenwalde, Germany (d. 1923)
  • Harry Trott, Australian cricketer and captain, born in Collingwood, Australia (d. 1917)
1866 Highlights

About August 5, 1866

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo