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Friday March 5, 2021

March 5: Day of the Week

March 5, 2021 was the 64th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 301 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

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

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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)

  • 1496
    King Henry VII of England issues letters patent to John Cabot and his sons, authorising them to explore unknown lands.
  • 1766
    Antonio de Ulloa, the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, arrives in New Orleans.
  • 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.
  • 1850
    The Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait between the Isle of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales is opened.
  • 1933
    Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Party receives 43.9% at the Reichstag elections. This later allows the Nazis to pass the Enabling Act and establish a dictatorship.
  • 1943
    First flight of Gloster Meteor jet aircraft in the United Kingdom.
  • 1944
    World War II: The Red Army begins the Uman–Botoşani Offensive in western Ukrainian SSR.
  • 1946
    Winston Churchill uses the phrase “Iron Curtain” in his speech at Westminster College, Missouri.
  • 1974
    Yom Kippur War: Israeli forces withdraw from the west bank of the Suez Canal.
  • 1982
    Soviet probes Venera 14 landed on Venus.

Who were born on March 5?

  • 1869
    Michael von Faulhaber, German cardinal and archbishop (d. 1952)
  • 1914
    Philip Farkas, American horn player and teacher (d. 1992)
  • 1918
    Milt Schmidt, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and manager
  • 1935
    Paul Sand, American actor
  • 1944
    Lucio Battisti, Italian singer (d. 1998)
  • 1956
    Adriana Barraza, Mexican actress
  • 1956
    Marco Paolini, Italian stage actor and author
  • 1964
    Bertrand Cantat, French singer and murderer
  • 1985
    Kenichi Matsuyama, Japanese actor
  • 1992
    Erik Lamela, Argentine footballer

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