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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)

  • 1046
    Naser Khosrow begins the seven-year Middle Eastern journey which he will later describe in his book Safarnama.
  • 1766
    Antonio de Ulloa, the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, arrives in New Orleans.
  • 1836
    Samuel Colt makes the first production-model revolver, the .34-caliber.
  • 1850
    The Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait between the Isle of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales is opened.
  • 1940
    Members of Soviet politburo sign an order for the execution of 25,700 Polish intelligentsia, including 14,700 Polish POWs, known also as the Katyn massacre.
  • 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.
  • 1988
    The Constitution of Turks and Caicos Islands is restored and revised.

Who were born on March 5?

  • 1658
    Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, French explorer (d. 1730)
  • 1908
    Sir Rex Harrison, English actor (d. 1990)
  • 1923
    Laurence Tisch, American investor (d. 2003)
  • 1938
    Paul Evans, American singer and songwriter
  • 1939
    Samantha Eggar, English actress
  • 1956
    Marco Paolini, Italian stage actor and author
  • 1957
    Ray Suarez, American journalist and author
  • 1959
    Vazgen Sargsyan, Armenian politician and 7th Prime Minister of Armenia (d. 1999)
  • 1973
    Ryan Franklin, American baseball player
  • 1982
    Giorgia Palmas, Italian television personality and model

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