On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1900

Historical Events

  • Attempted assassination of Edward Prince of Wales in Brussels, fails

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestSpencer Tracy

Spencer Tracy, American actor (Woman of the Year, Adam's Rib), born in Milwaukee (d. 1967)


Famous Deaths

  • Comte de Villebois-Marevil, French/South African general, dies in battle
1900 Highlights

About April 5, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries