What Happened on March 5, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Carlsson, Swedish rally driver
  • J. B. Lenoir, Monticello, Mississippi, African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s
  • Joan Shawlee, Forest Hills NY, actress (Prehistoric Women)

Famous Deaths

  • David Dunbar Buick, Scottish-born American automobile pioneer (b. 1854)