On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1868

Historical Events

  • 1st American bicycle college opens (NY)

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Sommerfeld, German physicist, born in Königsberg, Prussia (d. 1951)
1868 Highlights

About December 5, 1868

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius