What Happened on August 5, 1858

Historical Events

Historic Event

First transatlantic telegraph cable lands at Trinity Bay, Newfoundland spearheaded by Cyrus West Field (will fail after 3 weeks)

1858 Highlights

About August 5, 1858

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo