What Happened on March 3, 2017

Historical Events

  • Mass grave of 800 children and infants confirmed at a former Catholic care home in Tuam, Ireland

Famous Weddings

  • Bachelorette TV personality Ali Fedotowsky (32) weds TV and radio host Kevin Manno (33) at Terranea Resort in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Fuller, American 'Godfather of Surf Guitar' and songwriter (The Safaris - "Wipe Out"), dies at 69
  • Lyle Ritz, American jazz ukulele and session bassist, dies at 87
  • Misha Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist and composer (Reconstruction), dies at 81

Raymond KopaRaymond Kopa (1931-2017)

French soccer attacking midfielder (45 caps; Angers, Reims, Real Madrid; Ballon d'Or 1958; 'the Napoleon of football'), dies at 85

René PrévalRené Préval (1943-2017)

President of Haiti (1996-2001, 2006-2011), dies of cardiac arrest at 74

  • Stephen Ross, American economist (arbitrage pricing theory), dies at 73
  • Tommy Page, American pop singer ("I'll Be Your Everything"), found dead of apparent suicide at 46
2017 Highlights

About March 3, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces

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