On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1894

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

British Prime Minister Archibald Primrose
British Prime Minister
Archibald Primrose
  • 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? 126 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces