On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1804

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

Naturalist Alexander von Humboldt lands at Bordeaux, France completing his 5 year expedition to Latin America

Naturalist and Explorer Alexander von Humboldt
Naturalist and Explorer
Alexander von Humboldt

1804 Highlights

About August 3, 1804

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 216 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo