What Happened on March 5, 1836

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Samuel Colt's Patent Arms Manufacturing Company manufactures first pistol, 36-caliber "Texas" model, in Paterson, New Jersey

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Goodnight, American cattle rancher (d. 1929)
Born in 1836
1836 Highlights

About March 5, 1836

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 187 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces