On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1881

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1,600 police and volunteers attack Māori settlement at Parihaka in western Taranaki which had become the symbol of protest against the confiscation of Māori land, New Zealand
  • French government-Ferry resigns

Famous Birthdays

  • George A. Malcolm, American jurist & educator (d. 1961)