This page lists news articles and events for March 5.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
- Fiction: The sailing ship Moravian struck by a mysterious undersea creature. (20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne)
- History: First flight of the Supermarine Spitfire.