What Happened on March 5, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Bosnia Tito establishes 3rd Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia
  • Japanese troop march into Batavia

Music releaseMusic Premiere

World première of Dmitri Shostakovich' 7th Symphony in Kuybyshev, Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • Felipe González, Prime Minister of Spain 1982-96), born in Seville
  • Michael "Mike" Resnick, American sci-fi author (Sideshow, Eros Ascending), born in Chicago, Illinois