On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1869

Famous Birthdays

  • Chittaranjan Das, Indian lawyer and politician (founded the Swaraj Party), born in Bikrampur, British India (d. 1925)

Famous Deaths

  • Otis Tufts, American machinist and inventor who built printing machines, steam engines, firefighting equipment and invented the steam pile driver, dies at 65
1869 Highlights

About November 5, 1869

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 151 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio