On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Eamon de Valera's Fianna Fail-party wins election in Ireland

President of Ireland √Čamon de Valera
President of Ireland
√Čamon de Valera
  • Sgt Bilko satirizes Elvis Presley (Elvis Pelvin)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark E. Smith, British rock vocalist (The Fall, The Post-Nearly Man), born in Broughton, Lancashire, England (d. 2018)
  • Tim Holden, American politician (Rep-D-Pennsylvania 1993-2013), born in St. Clair, Pennsylvania