What Happened on March 5, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st performance of Walter Piston's 2nd Symphony

Famous Birthdays

  • Lucio Battisti, Italian pop singer and composer, dies of cancer at 55
  • 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 writer, dies in nazi concentration camp at 67