On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1st performance of Walter Piston's 2nd Symphony by the National Symphony, in Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Sands, comedian and actor (SCTV, Story Theater, St Elsewhere), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Roy Gutman, American journalist, Pulitzer Prize winner

Famous Deaths

  • Max Jacob, French poet and writer, dies in nazi concentration camp at 67
1944 Highlights

About March 5, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces