What Happened on May 5, 1883

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Archibald Wavell, British general (d. 1950)
  • Charles "Chief "Bender, American MLB pitcher and only American Indian in baseball's Hall of Fame (Philadelphia Athletics), born in Crow Wing County, Minnesota (d. 1954)
  • Leopold Samuel, composer
  • Petar Konjovic, composer