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What Happened on January 5, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert Bayard Swope, U.S. journalist who coined the term "Cold War", born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1958)
1882 Highlights

About January 5, 1882

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

Star Sign: Capricorn