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 This day in History - March 5
383 Historic Events for March 5
1947

Eddie Hodges, Miss, actor/singer (High Hopes, Adv of Huckleberry Finn)

Birth
1948

Charles Prince, cricketer (5 and 1 in only Test for S Africa), dies

Death
1948

Actor Eli Wallach marries actress Anne Jackson

Event
1948

US rocket flies record 4800 KPH to 126k height

Event
1948

Eddy Grant, Guyana, reggae performer (Electric Avenue)

Birth
1948

Jacques Kloes, singer (Dizzy Man's Band)

Birth
1949

Bradman plays his last innings in 1st-class cricket, gets 30

Event
1950

Eugene Fodor, Turkey Creek CO, violinist (1974 Tchaikovsky Award)

Birth
1950

Harvey Jacob Alperin, Minneapolis MN, actor (Cocktail)

Birth
1951

Rodney Hogg, cricketer (prolific Australian wicket-taker 1978-84)

Birth
1952

Vladimir Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer, dies at 63

Death
1952

Terence Rattigan's "Deep Blue Sea," premieres in London

Event
1952

Alan Clark, keyboardist (Dire Straits-Sultans of Swing)

Birth
1953

Sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev, composer, dies at 61

Death
1953

Valery Grigoriyevich Korzun, Russian colonel/cosmonaut (TM-24)

Birth
1953

Josef V Stalin, soviet leader responsible for 11M murders, dies at 73

Death
1953

Russel D Feingold, (Sen-D Wisconsin)

Birth
1954

Julian Lowell Coolidge, mathematician (Study-Segre school), dies at 80

Death
1954

Marsha Warfield, comedian/actress (Roz-Night Court)

Birth
1954

"Girl in Pink Tights" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 115 perfs

Event
1955

Penn Jillette, Mass, magician (Penn and Teller-Penn and Teller are Dead)

Birth
1955

Elvis Presley's 1st TV appearance on "Louisiana Hayride" show

Event
1955

Marcia McCabe, actress (Alice-One Life to Live)

Birth
1955

WBBJ TV channel 7 in Jackson, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1956

Erich Itor Kahn, composer, dies at 50

Death