What Happened on June 5, 1866

Historical Events

  • French colonial expedition to explore Mekong River (world's 12th longest, though Southeast Asia) sets out from Saigon, led by Ernest Doudart de Lagrée

Famous Deaths

  • John McDouall Stuart, Australian explorer, dies at 50
1866 Highlights

About June 5, 1866

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini