On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • Reginald Owen, British actor (Mary Poppins, Sherlock Holmes), born in Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England (d. 1972)
1887 Highlights

About August 5, 1887

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo