On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Rodchenko, Russian painter and photographer, born in St Petersburg (d. 1956)

Famous Deaths

  • Pedro II van Alcantara, Emperor of Brazil (1831-89), dies at 66
1891 Highlights

About December 5, 1891

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius