What Happened on December 5, 1870

Famous Birthdays

  • Vítězslav Novák, Czech composer, born in Kamenice nad Lipou, Czech Republic (d. 1949)

Famous Deaths

Alexandre DumasAlexandre Dumas (1802-1870)

French author (The Three Musketeers, The Count of Monte Cristo), dies at 68

  • David G. Burnet, interim president of the Republic of Texas, dies at 82
1870 Highlights

About December 5, 1870

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius