On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday

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