On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Samuel Cate Prescott, American food scientist and microbiologist, born in South Hampton, New Hampshire (d. 1962)
1872 Highlights

About April 5, 1872

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries