March 5, 2013 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • The Dow Jones surpasses its 2007 pre-financial crisis levels for the first time

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolás Maduro assumes the presidency after the death of Hugo Chávez

President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez
President of Venezuela
Hugo Chávez
  • Willcom announces the world’s smallest mobile phone, weighing 32 grams

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela, dies from respiratory failure at 58

President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez
President of Venezuela
Hugo Chávez