March 05 History

March is the third month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. It was originally the first month of the year in the Roman calendar and named Martius

According to Gregory calendar, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. March 05 has its own special significance in India and world history.

March is the third month of the year in both the Gregorian calendar and its predecessor, the Julian calendar. It was named after the Roman god of war, Mars.

March starts on the same day of the week as February and November and ends on the same day of the week as June in common years.

The page contains not only the Important historical events but also famous birthdays and deaths of each day. Search what happened today in Indian history and world history.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on March 05. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 05 March:

  • 1691: First currency note printed in Europe. This paper currency was issued by the Bank of Sweden. Earlier in Sweden, coinage used to be square and big size.
  • 1743: The first US American religious magazine “The Christian History” was published in Boston.
  • 1746: Jacobot soldiers left Aberdeen.
  • 1766: Antonio de Ullo, the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, came to New Orleans.
  • 1783: King Stanislaus Agustus Ponietowski empowered the Jews of Kovno.
  • 1812: Prussia and France signed the Treaty of Paris.
  • 1824: First Anglo-Burma War started.
  • 1839: Longwood University was established in Farmville, Virginia.
  • 1856: London’s Covent Garden Theater was destroyed by fire.
  • 1864: The first meeting took place between Oxford and Cambridge University.
  • 1905: Sushila Didi, the great freedom fighter, was born in Punjab. He is remembered for his contribution in the revolutionary activities of Bhagat Singh.
  • 1919: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Ireland’s famous sailor, died. He made several trips to Antarctica and died on an island in Georgia, located in the ocean.
  • 1928: The silent film Mother Machary directed by John Ford premiered at the Globe Theater in New York City.
  • 1931: Mahatma Gandhi ended the Civil Disobedience Movement.
  • 1936: The SuperMarine Spitfire fighter was the first flight of the aircraft.
  • 1953: Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin, who had been in power for 29 years, died.
  • 1966: A Boeing 707 plane crashed at Mount Fuji, Japan.
  • 1966: Heavy theft of nuclear materials detected in Brazil.
  • 1968: Martin Luther King was assassinated.
  • 1997: North Korea and South Korea met for peace talks for the first time in 25 years.
  • 2008: India successfully test-fired ‘BrahMos’ missile from sea to land.
  • 2009: IFFCO (Indian Pharma Fertilizer Cooperative Limited) became the first company in the world to make annual sales of 10 million tonnes of fertilizer.
  • 2009: Moises Elo announced he would retire after the World Baseball Classic.

Famous birthdays and birth anniversaries today in the history

  • 1512: Gerardus Mercator, a 16th-century geographer, cosmographer, and cartographer.
  • 1911: Air Marshal Subroto Mukerjee, the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Air Force.
  • 1913: Gangubai Hangal, an Indian singer of Hindustani classical music.
  • 1916: Biju Patnaik, an Indian politician, aviator, and businessman.
  • 1958: M. Nassar, an Indian film actor.
  • 1963: Saurabh Shukla, an Indian film, theatre, and television actor.

Death anniversaries on this day in India and the world

  • 1827: Alessandro Volta, an Italian physicist, chemist, and pioneer of electricity and power.
  • 1849: Mary Lyon, an American pioneer in women’s education.
  • 1953: Joseph Stalin, Former Premier of the Soviet Union.
  • 1989: Prithvi Singh Azad, an Indian independence activist, revolutionary, and one of the founder members of the Ghadar Party.
  • 1995: Jalal Agha, an Indian actor, and director.
  • 2016: Raymond Tomlinson, a pioneering American computer programmer who implemented the first email program.

The Most Important Historical events of March Month

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March 05 March 06 March 07 March 08

March 09 March 10 March 11 March 12

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March 21 March 22 March 23 March 24

March 25 March 26 March 27 March 28

March 29 March 30 March 31

Also See: Today in Indian and World History – What Happened Today In History


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