What Happened on March 2, 1997

Historical Events

  • Australians Greg Blewett (214) and Steve Waugh (160) bat for the entire 3rd day of the 1st cricket Test against South Africa in Johannesburg; set up Australian innings and 196 run victory
  • Michael Andretti wins at Homestead in a Swift chassis, marking the first Champ Car victory in an American-built chassis since 1983; first-ever Champ Car start for the Swift
  • Saudi Arab billionaire Prince al-Waleed bin Talal acquires 5% of Apple
  • Soyuz TM-24 returns to Earth (Russia)
1997 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Becky G [Rebbeca Gomez], American singer and actress (Mayores), born in Inglewood, California
Born in 1997

About March 2, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wannabe - Spice Girls
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Speak - No Doubt