March 5th in History1836: Samuel Colt releases the first Colt revolver gun.
1868: In the US, impeachment proceedings against President Andrew Johnson start.
1918: Moscow becomes the new capital city of Russia
1933: In Germany, the Nazis win parliamentary elections, giving control of the country to Adolf Hitler.
1946: Winston Churchill uses the term 'Iron Curtain' in a speech
1970: The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty goes into effect after ratification by 43 countries.
March 5th birthdays1794: Jacques Babinet, French physicist.
1871: Rosa Luxemburg, German socialist revolutionary.
1898: Zhou Enlai, Chinese politician
1908: Rex Harrison, English actor
1915: Laurent Schwartz, French mathematician
1918: James Tobin, American economist.
1934: Daniel Kahneman, Israeli economist