On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Georges Mandel [Louis Rothschild], French politician and resistance leader, born in Chatou, Yvelines (d. 1944)

Famous Deaths

  • Julius Benedict, German opera composer (Protoghesi), dies at 80
1885 Highlights

About June 5, 1885

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini