What Happened on March 2, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st time Jay Leno appears on Tonight Show

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bette Davis is 1st woman to receive American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award

Actress Bette Davis
Bette Davis
  • Future Tonight Show host Jay Leno debuts with host Johnny Carson
  • Libya amends constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Strauss, English cricket player

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Chris Martin, English musician (Coldplay), born in Exeter, Devon

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin
  • Heather McComb, American actress
  • Jay Gibbons, American baseball player