On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1874

Famous Birthdays

  • Napoleon "Nap" Lajoie, American Baseball HOF second baseman (Triple Crown 1901; AL batting champion 1901–04, 10; Philadelphia A's, Cleveland Naps), born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island (d. 1959)
1874 Highlights

About September 5, 1874

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo