On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1799

Historical Events

Historic Expedition

Naturalists Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland set sail in the Pizarro from A Coruña and begin their 5 year Latin American expedition

1799 Highlights

About June 5, 1799

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 222 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini