On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1876

Historical Events

  • Daniel Stillson (Mass) patents 1st practical pipe wrench
  • Fire at Brooklyn Theater kills 295, trampled or burned to death
1876 Highlights

About December 5, 1876

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius