On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1993

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery

NBA Legend Larry Bird
NBA Legend
Larry Bird
  • Fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die
  • Marlins beat Astros 12-8 in their 1st spring training game

Famous Divorces

  • Former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry divorces his wife Effi

Famous Deaths

  • Diana Ochoa, dies after long illness at 80
  • Peter Bierdrager, Dutch Fokker's-test pilot, dies in air crash