On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Fritz Usinger, German writer (Eternal Struggle)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Rawlinson, British army officer and oriental scholar (major role in deciphering cuneiform), dies at 84
  • Nikolai Leskow, writer, dies at 64
1895 Highlights

About March 5, 1895

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces