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March 5, 1897 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • American Negro Academy forms

Birthdays in History

  • Set Persson, Swedish communist politician (d. 1960)

Person of interestSoong Mei-ling

Soong Mei-ling [Madame Chiang Kai-shek], Chinese political figure and First Lady of the Republic of China (1948-75), born in Shanghai (d. 2003)

First Lady of the Republic of China Soong Mei-ling
First Lady of the Republic of China
Soong Mei-ling

1897 in History