On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1886

Famous Birthdays

  • Pieter Oud, Dutch politician and Mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52), born in Purmerend, Netherlands (d. 1968)

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Hofstede de Groot, Dutch reformed theologist, dies at 84
1886 Highlights

About December 5, 1886

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius