On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 2013

Historical Events

  • The Dow Jones surpasses its 2007 pre-financial crisis levels for the first time

Historic Event

Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolás Maduro assumes the presidency after the death of Hugo Chávez

  • Willcom announces the world’s smallest mobile phone, weighing 32 grams

Famous Deaths

Hugo Chávez

Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela, dies from respiratory failure at 58

2013 Highlights

About March 5, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces