On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1859

Historical Events

  • Capt N C Brooks discovers Midway Islands

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Cagniard de la Tour, French physicist (b. 1777)
1859 Highlights

About July 5, 1859

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer