On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • US launches Solar Explorer 2 to study the Sun

Famous Birthdays

  • Marq Mellor, field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Long Island, New York
  • Roman Phifer, linebacker (St Louis Rams)
  • Shjon Podein, NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Rochester, New York