What Happened on March 5, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • US air strike kills 150 Al-Shabaab militants north of Mogadishu, Somalia

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

US primary elections: Super Saturday - Republican Donald Trump and Ted Cruz win 2 states, Democratics Bernie Sanders wins 2, Hillary Clinton one

US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
Businessman, TV Personality and 45th US President Donald Trump
Businessman, TV Personality and 45th US President
Donald Trump
Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Austrian conductor (Early Music Movement), dies at 86
  • Ray Tomlinson, American computer programmer (invented email and the @ sign), dies at 74