On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Olav Bjaaland, Norwegian explorer and cross-country skier (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Marie-Alexis Castillon de Saint-Victor, French composer, dies at 34
1873 Highlights

About March 5, 1873

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces