On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1892

Historical Events

  • Anti-semite Hermann Ahlwardt elected to Germany's Reichstag

Historic Event

Sir John Thompson becomes the fourth Prime Minister of Canada.

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyril Ring, American actor (I Wake Up Screaming, The Barber Shop), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1967)
1892 Highlights

About December 5, 1892

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius