According to Gregory calendar, on March 05, the day number in a year is 65 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 66. March 05 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 05 March in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1279The Livonian branch of the Teutonic Order suffered a great losswhen 71 knights died in the Battle of Aizkraukle.
1496King Henry VII of England issued letters patent to John Cabotand his sons, authorising them to explore unknown lands.
1616Nicolaus Copernicus's De revolutionibus orbium coelestium, describing his heliocentric theory of the Solar System, was prohibited by the Roman Catholic Church.
1691First currency note printed in Europe. This paper currency was issued by the Bank of Sweden. Earlier in Sweden, coinage used to be square and big size.
1743The first US American religious magazine "The Christian History" was published in Boston.
1746Cjacobot soldiers left Aberdeen.
1766Antonio de Uloo, the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, came to New Orleans.
1770British soldiers fired into a crowd in Boston, Massachusetts,killing five civilians.
1783King Stanislaus Agustus Ponietowski gave rights to the Jews of Kovno.
1811Peninsular War: In the Battle of Barrosa, an Anglo-Spanish-Portuguese force trying to lift the Siege of Cádiz was able to defeat a French attack, although they were ultimately unable to break the siege itself.
1812Prussia and France signed the Treaty of Paris.
1824The first Anglo-Burma War began.
1839Longwood University was established in Farmville, Virginia.
1856Covent Garden Theater in London was destroyed by fire.
1864The first meeting took place between Oxford and Cambridge University.
1905The great freedom fighter Sushila Didi was born in Punjab. He is remembered for his contribution in the revolutionary activities of Bhagat Singh.
1918The Soviet Union removed Petrograd and made Moscow the capital of Russia.
1919Ireland's famous sailor Ernest Henry Shackleton died. He made several trips to Antarctica and died on an island in Georgia, located in the ocean.
1928The silent film Mother Machary directed by John Ford premiered at the Globe Theater in New York City.
1931Mahatma Gandhi ended the Civil Disobedience Movement.
1936The SuperMarine Spitfire fighter was the first flight of the aircraft.
1936The prototype of the Supermarine Spitfire, a British single-seat fighter that was later used by the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries during the Second World War, flew for the first time.
1943The Gloster Meteor, the first operational jetfighter for the Allied Powers, had its first flight.
1953Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin, who had been in power for 29 years, died.
1960British marine biologist Alister Hardy introduced his aquaticape hypothesis, theorizing that swimming and diving for food exerted astrong evolutionary effect that was partly responsible for thedivergence between the common ancestors of humans and other great apes.
1960Cuban photographer Alberto Korda took his iconic photograph ofMarxist revolutionary Che Guevara.
1966A Boeing 707 plane crashed at Mount Fuji, Japan.
1966BOAC Flight 911 disintegrated and crashed near Mount Fujishortly after departure from Tokyo International Airport, killing all113 passengers and 11 crew members on board.
1966Heavy theft of nuclear materials was detected in Brazil.
1968Martin Luther King was killed.
1975Computer hackers in Silicon Valley held the first meeting ofthe Homebrew Computer Club, whose members would go on to have greatinfluence on the development of the personal computer.
1981The ZX81, a pioneering British home computer, was launched bySinclair Research and went on to sell over 1.5 million units around theworld.
1983In Australia, the leader of the Labor Party, Bab Hak became Prime Minister.
1990The government announced an interim relief of Rs 360 crore for the five lakh victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.
1994Dottie Mochrie won Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament of The Golf Championship.
1994David Traber won the PBA National Championship held in the year 1994.
1994In a function, Singer Grace Slick was arrested due to pointing the gun at the cop.
1995In the board function, Tim Allen won the 21st People Choice Award from all nominators.
1995Marc Velzeboer made the world record by walking a distance of 3 km. He made this record by walking 3 km in 5 hrs and 26 sec.
1995In the parliamentary election, Estonia Centrumlinkse Coalition Party won with the maximum votes.
1997North Korea and South Korea met for peace talks for the first time in 25 years.
1999Paul Okalik was elected as the first Premier of the Canadianterritory of Nunavut.
2009Moises Elo announced he would retire after the World Baseball Classic.
2012“The Lorax”, the popular animated film earned $70.7 million dollars at the box office which is 5th highest returns ever for an animated film.
2013The President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez died unexpectedly in the office of nation’s capital, Caracas. He died at the age of 58 years.
2014Andrus Ansip resigned from Prime Minister of Estonia. He presided over the entry of Estonia into the Eurozone. He has served the longest date among the prime minister of the European Union.
2014The US Supreme Court rules the whistleblower protection under the Sarbanes-Oxely Act to be extended to private employees working for public companies under contract.

Important Historical Events of 05 March in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1824The First Anglo-Burmese War, the longest and most expensive war in British Indian history, began.
2008India successfully test-fired the landlocked 'BrahMos' missile.
2009IFFCO Indian Pharma Fertilizer Cooperative Limited) became the first company in the world to make annual sales of 10 million tonnes of fertilizer.

Important Days of 05 March National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
International Day for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation AwarenessInternational Day
Ground Water Week (5 to 11 Mar)National Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 05 March 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1911Air Marshal S. Mukherjee / Indian Air Force / India
1911Subroto Mukerjee / Indian Air Force / India
1916Biju Patnaik / Politician / India
1959Shivraj Singh Chauhan / Politician / India
1984Aarti Agarwal / Actress / India

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