On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1869

Historical Events

  • World's largest alluvial gold nugget, the Welcome Stranger, found by John Deason and Richard Oates (weighting 97.14kg) in Moliagul, Australia
1869 Highlights

About February 5, 1869

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 152 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius