March 5: Day of the Week
March 5, 2019 was the 64th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 301 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 1766Antonio de Ulloa, the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, arrives in New Orleans.
- 1824First Anglo-Burmese War: The British officially declare war on Burma.
- 1931The British Viceroy of India, Governor-General Edward Frederick Lindley Wood and Mohandas Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) sign an agreement envisaging the release of political prisoners and allowing salt to be freely used by the poorest members of the population.
- 1940Members 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.
- 1943First flight of Gloster Meteor jet aircraft in the United Kingdom.
- 1960Cuban photographer Alberto Korda took his iconic photograph of Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara.
- 1966BOAC Flight 911 crashes on Mount Fuji, Japan, killing 124.
- 1979Soviet 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.
- 1982Soviet probes Venera 14 landed on Venus.
- 1999Paul Okalik is elected first Premier of Nunavut.
Who were born on March 5?
- 1563John Coke, English politician (d. 1644)
- 1723Princess Mary of Great Britain (d. 1773)
- 1898Zhou Enlai, Premier of the People’s Republic of China (d. 1976)
- 1920José Aboulker, Jewish Communist (d. 2009)
- 1922Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italian writer and film director (d. 1975)
- 1934James B. Sikking, American actor
- 1959Vazgen Sargsyan, Armenian politician and 7th Prime Minister of Armenia (d. 1999)
- 1966Michael Irvin, American football player
- 1978Jared Crouch, Australian rules footballer
- 1985David Marshall, Scottish footballer
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