On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1881

Historical Events

  • 47th Congress (1881-83) convenes

Famous Birthdays

  • Coretté Alefred [Hardy], American-Russian-Soviet jazz, spiritual and pop lyrical and dramatic soprano, dancer, and actress, born in Churchville, New York (d. 1951)
1881 Highlights

About December 5, 1881

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius