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Sunday March 5, 2017

March 5: Day of the Week

March 5, 2017 was the 64th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 301 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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March 5 Historical Event(s)

  • 1046
    Naser Khosrow begins the seven-year Middle Eastern journey which he will later describe in his book Safarnama.
  • 1279
    The Livonian Order is defeated in the Battle of Aizkraukle by the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
  • 1496
    King Henry VII of England issues letters patent to John Cabot and his sons, authorising them to explore unknown lands.
  • 1912
    Italian forces are the first to use airships for military purposes, employing them for reconnaissance behind Turkish lines.
  • 1944
    World War II: The Red Army begins the Uman–Botoşani Offensive in western Ukrainian SSR.
  • 1946
    Hungarian Communists and Social Democrats co-found the Left Bloc.
  • 1946
    Winston Churchill uses the phrase “Iron Curtain” in his speech at Westminster College, Missouri.
  • 1965
    March Intifada: A Leftist uprising erupts in Bahrain against British colonial presence.
  • 1975
    First meeting of the Homebrew Computer Club
  • 1988
    The Constitution of Turks and Caicos Islands is restored and revised.

Who were born on March 5?

  • 1563
    John Coke, English politician (d. 1644)
  • 1693
    Johann Jakob Wettstein, Swiss theologian (d. 1754)
  • 1927
    Jack Cassidy, American actor (d. 1976)
  • 1934
    James B. Sikking, American actor
  • 1936
    Canaan Banana, 1st President of Zimbabwe (d. 2003)
  • 1936
    Dean Stockwell, American actor
  • 1938
    Lynn Margulis, American biologist (d. 2011)
  • 1942
    Felipe González, Prime Minister of Spain (1982-1996)
  • 1948
    Paquirri, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1984)
  • 1979
    Tang Gonghong, Chinese weightlifter

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