On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1858

Historical Events

  • War of Reform (Mexico); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz

Famous Deaths

  • Aimé Bonpland, French explorer and botanist, dies at 84 (date disputed)
1858 Highlights

About May 4, 1858

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus