What Happened on March 3, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Fayetteville NC on WRCQ 103.5 FM
  • The tallest free-standing structure in the Southern Hemisphere, Sky Tower in downtown Auckland, New Zealand, opens after two-and-a-half years of construction.

Famous Deaths

  • Stanislav Shatalin, Russian economist (500 Days), dies