On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Music awardsGrammy Awards

9th Grammy Awards: "Strangers in the Night" by Frank Sinatra wins best record, "Michele" by The Beatles best song

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Boyko, CFL slot back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Bruce Boyko, CFL fullback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Leo Gomez, Canovanas Puerto Rico, infielder (Chicago Cubs)

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Harker, British actor (Facts of Love, Champagne, Inspector Hornleigh), dies at 81
  • José Martínez Ruiz, Spanish poet and writer (b. 1873)