On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1890

Historical Events

  • Berlioz' opera "Les Troyens" premieres in Karlsruhe

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bomberg, English painter, born in Birmingham, England (d. 1957)
  • Fritz Lang, Austrian-German-American filmmaker and screenwriter (Metropolis), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1976)
1890 Highlights

About December 5, 1890

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius