What Happened on March 5, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • WEDN TV channel 53 in Norwich, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicole Boegman, Australian long jumper (Olympics-88, 92, 96)

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Vanier, Governor General of Canada (b. 1888)
  • Mischa Auer, actor (My Man Godfrey), dies at 61 of a heart attack

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mohammad Mosaddegh, Prime Minister of Iran (1951-53) who was overthrown in a coup d'├ętat aided by the CIA and the British SIS, dies at 84

Prime Minister of Iran Mohammad Mosaddegh
Prime Minister of Iran
Mohammad Mosaddegh