On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1908

Historical Events

  • 1st ascent of Mt Erebus, Antarctica

Famous Birthdays

  • Irving Fiske, American writer, playwright, (d. 1990)

Person of interestRex Harrison

Rex Harrison, English actor (My Fair Lady, Dr Doolittle), born in Huyton, England (d. 1990)


1908 Highlights

About March 5, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 112 years and 9 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces