On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 2021

Historical Events


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Dolly Parton receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine she gave $1 million to help develop

Country Singer Dolly Parton
Country Singer
Dolly Parton
  • Governors of Texas and Mississippi both announce they are lifting mask mandates and COVID-19 health measures despite CDC warnings of complacency

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Six books by Dr. Seuss will cease publication because of racist and insensitive imagery according to Dr. Seuss Enterprises

Children's Author Dr. Seuss
Children's Author
Dr. Seuss

Famous Deaths

  • Bunny Wailer [Neville O'Riley Livingston], Jamaican vocalist and percussionist (The Wailers with Bob Marley), dies of stroke complications at 73
  • Peter Grosser, German soccer midfielder (2 caps; Bayern Munich, 1860 Munich, Austria Salzburg), dies at 82
2021 Highlights

About March 2, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces