On This Day

June 5, 1799 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

Naturalists Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland set sail in the Pizarro from A Coruña and begin their 5 year Latin American expedition

Naturalist and Explorer Alexander von Humboldt
Naturalist and Explorer
Alexander von Humboldt