Tuesday March 5, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

March 5: Day of the Week

March 5, 2024 is the 65th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 301 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.

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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.

March 5 Historical Event(s)

1770
Boston Massacre: Five Americans, including Crispus Attucks, and a boy, are killed by British troops in an event that would contribute to the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War (also known as the American War of Independence) five years later. At a subsequent trial the soldiers are defended by John Adams.
1868
Mefistofele, an opera by Arrigo Boito receives its première performance at La Scala.
1872
George Westinghouse patents the air brake.
1943
First flight of Gloster Meteor jet aircraft in the United Kingdom.
1946
Hungarian Communists and Social Democrats co-found the Left Bloc.
1960
Alister Hardy publicly announces his idea that ape-human divergence may have been due to a coastal phase, giving rise to the Aquatic Ape Hypothesis.
1979
Soviet probes Venera 11, Venera 12 and the American solar satellite Helios II all are hit by “off the scale” gamma rays leading to the discovery of soft gamma repeaters.
1982
Soviet probes Venera 14 landed on Venus.
1984
6,000 miners in the United Kingdom begin their strike at Cortonwood Colliery.
1988
The Constitution of Turks and Caicos Islands is restored and revised.

Who were born on March 5?

1750
Jean-Baptiste Gaspard d'Ansse de Villoison, French classical scholar (d. 1805)
1887
Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazilian composer (d. 1959)
1914
Philip Farkas, American horn player and teacher (d. 1992)
1952
Diana Castro Hagee, American evangelist and author, wife of John Hagee
1957
Mark E. Smith, English singer (The Fall)
1957
Ray Suarez, American journalist and author
1969
Danny King, British author
1972
Luca Turilli, Italian musician (Rhapsody)
1981
Shugo Oshinari, Japanese actor
1990
Alex Smithies, English footballer

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