American rapper 50 Cent releases his album “The Massacre” (2005 Billboard Album of the Year, Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Album 2006)
- Mayerthorpe Incident: James Roszko murders four Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables during a drug bust in Rochfort Bridge, Alberta, then commits suicide. Deadliest peace-time incident for the RCMP since 1885 North-West Rebellion.
- Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane around the world solo without any stops without refueling - a journey of 40,234 km/25,000 mi completed in 67 hours and 2 minutes.
- Max M. Fisher, American philanthropist (b. 1928)
About March 3, 2005
Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No
Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces
- #1 Song: Candy Shop - 50 Cent Featuring Olivia
- #1 Song: Over And Over - Nelly Ft. Tim McGraw