What Happened on May 5, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Agustín Barrios Mangoré, Paraguayan classical guitarist and composer (La Catedral), born in San Juan Bautista, Paraguay (d. 1944)
  • Henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State) (d. 1951)
Born in 1885

Famous Weddings

Gerhart Hauptmann

Author Gerhart Hauptmann (22) weds Marie Thienemann

Famous Deaths

  • Lauro Rossi, Italian composer (I falsi monetari), dies at 73
1885 Highlights

About May 5, 1885

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 138 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus