On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro
President of Venezuela
Nicolás Maduro
President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez
President of Venezuela
Hugo Chávez
  • Willcom announces the world’s smallest mobile phone, weighing 32 grams

Famous Deaths


Person of interestHugo Chávez

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

President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez
President of Venezuela
Hugo Chávez