On this day: March 5

Published On: Mar 01 2013 12:05:54 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 05 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

The Boston Massacre riles up American colonists, Che strikes a famous pose, Elvis is discharged, a plane crash kills Patsy Cline, and John Belushi overdoses, all on this day.

OTD March 5 - Michael Irvin
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1966: Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin, part of the Dallas Cowboys' high-powered offense in the 1990s that won three Super Bowls, is born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Irvin finished his 12-season career in 1999 with 750 receptions for 11,904 yards and 65 touchdowns.

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