On This Day

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 Masse, composer, dies at 62
1884 Highlights

About July 5, 1884

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer