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 This day in History - March 5
383 Historic Events for March 5
1924

Frank Carauna, becomes 1st to bowl 2 successive perfect 300 games

Event
1924

King Hussein of Hedzjaz appoints himself kalief

Event
1927

1,000 US marines land in China to protect American property

Event
1927

Jack Cassidy, Richmond Hill VA, actor (Oscar/Jetman-He and She)

Birth
1928

Karl Zuckmayer's "Der Hauptmann von K‚ÄĚpenick," premieres in Berlin

Event
1929

Joan Shawlee, Forest Hills NY, actress (Prehistoric Women)

Birth
1930

Lorin Maazel, Neuilly France, conductor (NBC Symphony Orch 1941)

Birth
1931

Gandhi and British viceroy Lord Irwin sign pact

Event
1931

Anthony Headges, composer

Birth
1931

Barry Tuckwell, Melbourne Aust, hornist (London Symph Orch 1955-68)

Birth
1932

Walter Charles Marshall, scientist

Birth
1932

Takuma Dan, Japanese baron/financier/industrial, murdered

Death
1933

Germany's Nazi Party wins majority in parliament (43.9%-17.2M votes)

Event
1933

Norbert Linke, composer

Birth
1933

FDR proclaims 10-day bank holiday

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1934

Mother-in-law's day 1st celebrated (Amarillo, Tx)

Event
1934

James B Sikking, CA, actor (Hill St Blues, Star Trek 3, Doogie Howser)

Birth
1935

Philip K Chapman, Melbourne Australia, astronaut (Apollo 14 support)

Birth
1935

Malcolm J Anderson, tennis champ (US Open-1957)

Birth
1935

1st premature baby health law in US (Chicago)

Event
1936

Dean Stockwell, Calif, actor (Werewolf of Washington, Blue Velvet)

Birth
1936

Dale Douglass, Wewoka OK, PGA golfer (1970 Phoenix Open)

Birth
1936

Spitfire makes it's 1st flight (Eastleigh Aerodrome in Southampton)

Event
1937

Stephen Fitz-Simon, entrepreneur

Birth
1938

Fred "Hammer" Williamson, Gary Indiana, NFLer (Chiefs)/actor (Julia)

Birth