On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1996

Historical Events

Hall of fameHall of Fame

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

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher and Senator Jim Bunning
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher and Senator
Jim Bunning
MLB Manager Earl Weaver
MLB Manager
Earl Weaver

Famous Deaths

  • Joshua Compston, English art impresario, 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
1996 Highlights

About March 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces