On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1880

Famous Birthdays

  • Gertrude E Durden Rush, American composer/playwright (Black Girls Burden), born in Navasota, Texas (d. 1962)

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra, Austrian physician (b. 1816)
1880 Highlights

About August 5, 1880

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo