On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1836

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Samuel Colt manufactures first pistol, 34-caliber "Texas" model

Inventor/Industrialist Samuel Colt
Samuel Colt

Famous Birthdays

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

About March 5, 1836

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces