On This Day

November 5, 1881 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1,600 police and volunteers attack Māori settlement at Parihaka in western Taranaki which had become the symbol of protest against the confiscation of Māori land, New Zealand
  • French government-Ferry resigns

Birthdays in History

  • George A. Malcolm, American jurist (17th Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court) and educator, born in Concord, Michigan (d. 1961)