On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1881

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 (17th Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court) and educator, born in Concord, Michigan (d. 1961)
1881 Highlights

About November 5, 1881

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 139 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio