Historical Events on March 5, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 11th Eurovision Song Contest: Udo Jurgens for Austria wins singing "Merci, Cherie" in Luxembourg
  • 13th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Duke beats NC State, 71-66
  • 75 MPH air currents causes BOAC 707 crash into Mount Fuji, 124 die
  • Bob Seagren pole vaults 5.19m indoor world record
  • Player reps elect Marvin Miller as executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site