On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1877

Historical Events

  • Southern blacks led by Pap Singleton settle in Kansas

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Roelofs, Dutch painter and etcher, born in Schaarbeek, Brussels, Belgium (d. 1920)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCrazy Horse

Crazy Horse [Tashunka Witko], last great Sioux war chief, dies at 37

Native American War Leader Crazy Horse
Native American War Leader
Crazy Horse

1877 Highlights

About September 5, 1877

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo