On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1967

Historical Events

  • WEDN TV channel 53 in Norwich, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicole Boegman, Australian long jumper (Olympics 1988, 92, 96)

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Vanier, French-Canadian soldier and 19th Governor General of Canada, dies at 78
  • Mischa Auer [Ounskowsky], Russian actor (My Man Godfrey), dies from a heart attack at 61

Person of interestMohammad Mosaddegh

Mohammad Mosaddegh, Prime Minister of Iran (1951-53) who was overthrown in a coup d'├ętat aided by the CIA and the British SIS, dies at 84

Prime Minister of Iran Mohammad Mosaddegh
Prime Minister of Iran
Mohammad Mosaddegh

1967 Highlights

About March 5, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces