On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Earl Weaver & Jim Bunning, elected to Hall of Fame

Famous Deaths

  • Joshua Compston, English art impressario, dies at 26
  • Khundaqar Mushtaq Amhed, president of Bangladesh (1975), dies
  • Nicolás Cotoner, 23rd Marquess of Mondéjar, Spanish nobleman and military officer, dies at 90
  • Whitner "Whit" Bissell, American actor (Time Machine, Soylent Green, The Magnificent Seven), dies at 86