On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1887

Historical Events

  • Stanley's expedition reaches plateau at Lake Albert Congo

Famous Deaths

  • Eliza Roxcy Snow, American poet (b. 1804)
1887 Highlights

About December 5, 1887

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius