On This Day in History - March 5
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|What Happened On This Day In History - March 5|
1824 March 5
First Anglo-Burmese War: The British officially declare war on Burma.
1868 March 5
Stapler patented in England by C H Gould
1927 March 5
1,000 US marines land in China to protect American property
1931 March 5
Gandhi & British viceroy Lord Irwin sign pact
1934 March 5
Mother-in-law's day 1st celebrated (Amarillo TX)
1943 March 5
First flight of Gloster Meteor jet aircraft in the United Kingdom.
1958 March 5
Explorer 2 fails to reach Earth orbit
1970 March 5
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty goes into effect after ratification by 43 nations.
1978 March 5
The Landsat 3 is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
1979 March 5
Americas Voyager 1 spacecraft has its closest approach to Jupiter, 172,000 miles.
1981 March 5
The ZX81, a pioneering British home computer, is launched by Sinclair Research and would go on to sell over 1.5 million units around the world.
1984 March 5
The U.S. Supreme Court rules that cities have the right to display the Nativity scene as part of their Christmas display.
2003 March 5
In Haifa, 17 Israeli civilians are killed by a Hamas suicide bomb in the Haifa bus 37 massacre.