What Happened on July 5, 1884

Historical Events

  • German consul-general Gustav Nachtigal takes possession of Cameroon
  • US Congress accept 2nd Chinese Exclusion Act

Famous Deaths

  • Victor Massé, French composer(Les Noces de Jeannette), dies at 62

About July 5, 1884

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 138 years and 11 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer