What Happened on March 5, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Fritz Usinger, German writer (Eternal Struggle) (d. 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Rawlinson, British army officer and oriental scholar (major role in deciphering cuneiform), dies at 84
  • Nikolai Leskov, Russian writer (The Tale of Cross-eyed Lefty from Tula and the Steel Flea; Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk), and playwright, dies at 64
1895 Highlights

About March 5, 1895

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces