On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1872

Historical Events


InventionHistoric Invention

George Westinghouse Jr patents triple air brake for trains

Entrepreneur and Engineer George Westinghouse
Entrepreneur and Engineer
George Westinghouse

1872 Highlights

About March 5, 1872

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces