On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday

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

  • Misha Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist and composer (Reconstruction), dies at 81
  • Raymond Kopa [Kopaszewski], French footballer 'the Napoleon of football', dies at 85

Person of interestRené Préval

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

President of Haiti René Préval
President of Haiti
René Préval
  • Stephen Ross, American economist (arbitrage pricing theory), dies at 73