On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1887

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Anne Sullivan teaches "water" to Helen Keller

Author Helen Keller
Helen Keller

Famous Birthdays

  • Hedwig Kohn, Jewish physics pioneer, born in Breslau, Province of Silesia (Poland) (d. 1964)
1887 Highlights

About April 5, 1887

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries