On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1867

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Antti Aarne, Finnish folklorist, born in Pori, Finland (d. 1925)

Person of interestJózef Piłsudski

Józef Piłsudski, Father of the Second Polish Republic who served as its Chief of State (1918-22), Marshall of Poland and later its de facto leader (1926-35), born in Zułów, Russian Empire (d. 1935)

Statesman and First Marshall Józef Piłsudski
Statesman and First Marshall
Józef Piłsudski