Today in History for 5th March 1966

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- 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 exec dir of Players' Association
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 5 of 5

- Aasif Mandvi, Indian-born American actor and comedian
- Bob Halkidis, Canadian hockey player
- Greg Clark, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
- Michael Irvin, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
- Tracy Kerdyk, Coral Gables FL, LPGA golfer (1995 JAL Big Apple)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

- Anna Achmatova, Ukrainian poet, dies at 76
- Enrique E Ecker, Curacaos/US bacteriologist, dies at 79

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