What Happened on February 5, 1881

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Phoenix, Arizona incorporates

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Leonard Lonsdale, British playwright (Balkan Princess)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestThomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle, Scottish historian and essayist (The French Revolution), dies in London at 85

Historian and Essayist Thomas Carlyle
Historian and Essayist
Thomas Carlyle