On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • Estelle Hemsley, American actress (Take a Giant Step), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1968)
  • Geoffrey Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, Archbishop of Canterbury (1945-61), born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England (d. 1972)
1887 Highlights

About May 5, 1887

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus