On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1892

Famous Deaths

  • August Wilhelm von Hofmann, German chemist (b. 1818)
  • Jan Nepomuk ┼ákroup, Czech composer, dies at 80
1892 Highlights

About May 5, 1892

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus