November 5, 1854 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Crimean War: British & French defeat Russian force of 50,000 at Inkerman

Birthdays in History

  • Alphonse Desjardins, founder of the Caisses populaires Desjardins (d. 1920)
  • Paul Sabatier, French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)

Deaths in History

  • Soimonov, Russian general, dies in battle of Inkermann