What Happened on February 5, 1885

Historical Events

Event of Interest

King Leopold II of Belgium establishes the Congo as a personal colonial possession

  • News of the fall of Khartoum reaches London

About February 5, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius