On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Pancho Villa [José Doroteo Arango Arámbula], Mexican revolutionary general and guerrilla leader, born in La Coyotada, San Juan del Río, Durango, Mexico (d. 1923)
  • William Franklin "Frank" Smith, American actor (Cowboy & Bandit, Scarlet Car, Frontier Days), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1961)
1878 Highlights

About June 5, 1878

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini