On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1894

Historical Events

Historic Event

Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, becomes First Lord of the Treasury (the official title of the UK Prime Minister)

  • Seattle authorizes 1st municipal employment office in US

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Daniell, British actor (The Great Dictator, Camille, Philadelphia Story, Body Snatchers), born in London, England (d. 1963)
1894 Highlights

About March 5, 1894

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces