On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • E H (Patsy) Hendren, English cricket batsman (51 Tests; 57,611 1st-class runs, 3rd-best ever), born in Turnham Green, Middlesex (d. 1962)
  • Elias Henry "Patsy" Hendren, cricketer (prolific England bat of 20's)
  • Ernest Tyldesley, English cricketer (1st Lancastrian to score a hundred 100's), born in Worsley, Lancashire, England (d. 1962)
  • Ioan Dumitru Chirescu, composer
1889 Highlights

About February 5, 1889

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius