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)
  • Mervyn S. Bennion, United States Navy officer (Captain of USS West Virginia), WWI veteran, and Medal of Honor recipient, born in Vernon, Utah Territory (d. 1941)
Born in 1887
1887 Highlights

About May 5, 1887

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 136 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus