On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Oswaldo Cruz, Brazilian physician and epidemiologist, born in São Luis do Paraitinga, Brazil (d. 1917)
1872 Highlights

About August 5, 1872

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo