On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1977

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Actress Bette Davis
Actress
Bette Davis

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future The Tonight Show host Jay Leno debuts with host Johnny Carson

TV Host and Comedian Jay Leno
TV Host and Comedian
Jay Leno
Comedian and TV Host Johnny Carson
Comedian and TV Host
Johnny Carson
  • Libya amends constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Strauss OBE, English cricket batsman and captain (100 Tests, 21 x 100s, 7,037 runs; 127 ODIs), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

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

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
1977 Highlights

About March 2, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces