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  1. In 1947, after the price of a chocolate bar increased from 5 cents to 8 cents, 200 kids marched and protested on the capitol building in British Columbia, shutting down the government for a day. It is known as " The Candy Bar Strike".

  2. In 1947, after the price of a chocolate bar increased from 5 cents to 8 cents, 200 kids marched and protested on the capitol building in British Columbia, shutting down the government for a day. It is known as " The Candy Bar Strike"

  3. On 5 March 1945, a Gurkha soldier in the British army calmly stood up in open sight and killed a sniper pinning down his company before going on to clear 5 enemy bunkers, single-handedly, all whilst under heavy fire.

  4. A Roman legionary trained often by regular marching for 18 miles in 5 hours and then speed marching for 21 miles in 5 hours in a single day, all the while carrying a backpack of 45 pounds and armor of 20 pounds.

  5. When he died, MLK was planning a Poor People's Campaign, demanding jobs, health care, and decent homes for the poor. He wanted protesters to march on Washington and stay until their demands were met. The protest began 5 weeks after his murder.

  6. In 1996 Dave Chappelle was in a spin off from Home Improvement, called "Buddies". It premiered on March 5, 1996 and was cancelled on April 3, 1996 after just five episodes.

  7. In March 2014, A 5 year old found a bug in the Xbox 360 and Microsoft gave him the title of Security Researcher.

  8. On March 5, 2004, there was a hockey game between the Philadelphia Flyers and Ottawa Senators where there was a total of 419 penalty minutes assessed.

  9. Nearly 6,000 police officers and 5,000 National Guardsmen served as security for the event.

  10. In march 2015 Canadians 'spocked' their $5 bills to honor Leonard Nimoy.

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COVID 19 infections as a percentage of the population (5 march 2020)

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March 5 Generalized logistic function curve-fitting to Coronavirus cases in China and the rest of the world

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The seaweed production has declined due to restrictions placed by the National Park. It dropped from 5,800 tonnes to 3,250 tonnes between 1978 and 2003. The seaweed collection season runs from October to March.

Dingoes mate once per year, from March to June. Pregnancy in females lasts two months and ends with one to ten pups. Usually, there are between 5 and 6 babies in a litter.

The Boston Massacre took place on March 5, 1770 but Benedict was in the West Indies at the time.

The first "true battle" of the Peninsula Campaign was the Battle of Williamsburg on May 5. The battle was inconclusive: the Union Army took the objective and kept marching to Richmond, but the Confederate Army was kept intact and more defenses around Richmond were made.

Beethoven composed his famous Emperor Piano Concerto (No. 5) in 1809, while Vienna was besieged by Napoleon's troops. Taking shelter from the bombardment in his brother's cellar, the composer described "a city filled with nothing but drums, cannon, marching men, and misery of all sorts."

John Philip Sousa was paid only $35 for his second most popular work, "The Washington Post" March, while the publisher made a fortune. Of Sousa's earnings, $25 was for a piano arrangement, $5 for a band arrangement, and $5 for an orchestra arrangement.

In order to ensure they received a fair trial, future U.S. president John Adams defended the eight British soldiers facing murder charges for their role in the March 5, 1770 Boston Massacre--an event which significantly contributed to the outbreak of the American Revolution.

About Operation Popeye, a highly classified weather modification program in Southeast Asia during 1967–1972. The cloud seeding operation during the Vietnam War ran from March 20, 1967 until July 5, 1972 in an attempt to extend the monsoon season, specifically over areas of the Ho Chi Minh Trail.

Chris Gueffroy, shot by East German border guards on 5 February 1989, was the last person to be killed by weapons trying to escape from East Berlin over the Wall. Winfried Freudenberg was the last person to die, on 8 March 1989, trying to escape over the Wall in a homemade hot air balloon.

The most hugs given in one minute by an individual is 79, achieved by Krishna Kumar (India) on 5 March 2016.

The longest table tennis rally lasted 8 hr 40 min 5 sec and was played by Daniel Ives and Peter Ives at the Plumstead Radical Working Men's Club in London, UK, on 23 March 2014.