What Happened on March 2, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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, born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province

Person of interestChris Martin

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

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin
  • Heather McComb, American actress (Ray Donovan, Prison Break), born in Lakewood Township, New Jersey
  • Jay Gibbons, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles), born in Rochester, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • EugĂ©nie Brazier, French chef who was the 1st woman to earn 3 Michelin stars (1933), and the 1st person earn 3 Michelin stars for 2 restaurants, dies at 81