Today in History

Listings for Friday, March 5, 2021.

Birthdays:


Events:
  • 1616 Corpernicus' DE REVOLUTIONIBUS placed on Catholic forbidden index
  • 1770 Boston Massacre
  • 1845 Congress appropriates $30,000 to ship camels to western US.
  • 1908 1st ascent of Mt. Erebus, Antarctica
  • 1933 FDR proclaims 10-day bank holiday.
  • 1946 Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech
  • 1979 Voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter

That's all for today.



Today In History