On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1871

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Converse, American composer (The Pipe of Desire), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1940)
1871 Highlights

About January 5, 1871

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 149 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn