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 This day in History - March 5
383 Historic Events for March 5
1938

Paul Evans, singer/pedal guitarist (Damascus Road)

Birth
1939

Samantha Eggar, London, actress (Collector, Dr Doolittle) [or May 3]

Birth
1939

Terry Curry, English multi-millionaire

Birth
1939

Charles Fuller, US writer (Zooman, Soldier Story)

Birth
1940

Mary Rose Oakar, (Rep)

Birth
1941

Ludwig Quidde, German historian/politician (Nobel 1927), dies at 82

Death
1942

Michael D[iamond] Resnick, sci-fi author (Sideshow, Eros Ascending)

Birth
1942

Japanese troop march into Batavia

Event
1942

Bosnia Tito establishes 3rd Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia

Event
1942

Dmitri Shostakovitch' 7th Symphony, premieres in Siberia

Event
1943

RAF bombs Essen Germany

Event
1943

Anti fascist strikes in Italy

Event
1944

Paul Sands, LA Ca, comedian/actor (SCTV, Story Theater, St Elsewhere)

Birth
1944

Max Jacob, French writer, dies in nazi concentration camp at 67

Death
1944

1st performance of Walter Piston's 2nd Symphony

Event
1945

Allies bombs The Hague, Netherlands

Event
1945

Generals Eisenhower, Patton and Patch meet in Luneville

Event
1945

Randy Matson, US, shot putter (Olympic-gold-1968)

Birth
1945

US 7th Army Corps captures Cologne

Event
1945

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill

Event
1946

Rocky Bleier, Wisc, NFL running back (Pittsburgh Steelers)

Birth
1946

Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech (Fulton Missouri)

Event
1946

Murray Head, singer

Birth
1946

Michael Warren, Indiana, actor (Bobby Hill-Hill Street Blues)

Birth
1947

Alfredo Casella, Italian composer/conductor (La Giara), dies at 63

Death