On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1868

Famous Birthdays

  • James Connolly, Irish socialist (founder of the Irish Socialist Republican Party), born in Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1916)

Famous Deaths

  • Anselm H├╝ttenbrenner, Austrian composer, dies at 73
1868 Highlights

About June 5, 1868

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini