On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1996

Historical Events

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? 24 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces