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What Happened on January 5, 1874

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJoseph Erlanger

Joseph Erlanger, American physiologist (shock therapy-Nobel 1944), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1965)

Physiologist Joseph Erlanger
Joseph Erlanger

1874 Highlights

About January 5, 1874

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 147 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn