5 March

5 March

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about March 5th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about March 5th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • International Open Data Day.
  • Reel Film Day.
  • Hearing Awareness Week.
  • National Cheese Doodle Day
  • National Absinthe Day
  • National Multiple Personality Day

Historic Events

1930: Driver’s cabin on the British three-turret Medium Tank Mk.III A3. UK, 1930s


Funeral car of Jap[anese] Emperor; Photo shows funeral of Emperor Taisho, who died in Dec. 1926. Published 1927 Mar. 5


1919: New Zealanders at the main entrance to Cologne Cathedral, Germany. Photographed by official photographer Henry Armytage Sanders, February, 1919.

1919: New Zealanders at the main entrance to Cologne Cathedral, Germany. Photographed by official photographer Henry Armytage Sanders, February, 1919.

1923: Racing some cars on the roof of the Fiat Factory. Turin, Italy, 1923.

1923: Racing some cars on the roof of the Fiat Factory. Turin, Italy, 1923.

1770: Boston Massacre, British soldiers kill 5 men in a crowd by throwing snowballs, stones and sticks at them!

1558: Smoking tobacco was introduced into Europe by Spanish physician Francisco Fernandes!  The Spanish physician sent to Mexico to investigate their flora is said to have introduced tobacco to Europeans for the first time, bringing back the “herb panacea.

Tragic Incidents

  • Smoking tobacco was introduced into Europe by Spanish physician Francisco Fernandes!
  • The astronomical work ‘de Revolutionibus’ by Nicolaus Copernicus was placed on the Catholic Forbidden index!
  • Boston Massacre, British soldiers kill 5 men in a crowd by throwing snowballs, stones and sticks at them!

Famous Birthdays

  • Madison Beer was born.
  • Penn Jillette was born.
  • Saurav Shukla was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Joseph Stalin died.
  • Sergei Prokofiev died.
  • Peirre Simon Laplace died.

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