March 2nd: What is special about this date?

March 2nd marks the 61st day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 62nd in case of leap years). There are 304 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on March 2nd, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to March 2nd and what happened on March 2nd in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about March 2nd.


March 2nd: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On March 2nd there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Mikhail Gorbachev
    Mikhail Gorbachev (1931)

    Russian politician who succeeded konstantin chernenko to the post of general secretary of communist party.

  • Daniel Craig
    Daniel Craig (1968)

    Daniel craig is an english actor best known for portraying james bond in the 007 film series.

  • Becky G
    Becky G (1997)

    Becky g is a rapper and singer known for her hit songs like 'shower' and 'mayores'.

  • Method Man
    Method Man (1971)

    Method man is a rapper known for being a member of the hip-hop group wu-tang clan and for his solo career, as well as for his acting roles...

  • Jon Bon Jovi
    Jon Bon Jovi (1962)

    American singer and the star of bon jovi.

  • Lou Reed
    Lou Reed (1942)

    American rock musician, songwriter, photographer.

  • Desi Arnaz
    Desi Arnaz (1917)

    Cuban-american actor and musician.

  • Rebel Wilson
    Rebel Wilson (1980)

    Rebel wilson is an australian actress and comedian known for her roles in movies such as pitch perfect and bridesmaids.

  • Bryce Dallas Howard
    Bryce Dallas Howard (1981)

    Bryce dallas howard is an american actress known for her roles in films such as the help and jurassic world.

  • Jennifer Jones
    Jennifer Jones (1919)

    American actress who won the oscar in 1943 for best actress for her role as bernadette's first major role.

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March 2nd: who died on this date?

On March 2nd the following celebrities died:

  • Serge Gainsbourg
    Serge Gainsbourg (1991)

    French singer and international sex icon, who was best known for his hit song "je t'aime" which he performed with jane birkin.

  • Mercedes McCambridge
    Mercedes McCambridge (2004)

    American actress known for her powerful performances in film and radio.

  • Martin Denny
    Martin Denny (2005)

    American composer and pianist (d. 2005).

  • Lyle Talbot
    Lyle Talbot (1996)

    American actor who appeared in over 150 films and television shows.

  • Randolph Scott
    Randolph Scott (1987)

    American actor, fort worth, gungho, jesse james, dies at the age of 89.

  • Anita Morris
    Anita Morris (1994)

    American actress, singer, and dancer (b. 1943).

  • Christine de Pizan (1430)

    Medieval author and poet known for her feminist writings.

  • Reginna Cassola (2018)

    Renowned Italian painter known for her vibrant and expressive artworks.

  • Joshiah Mwangi Kariuki (1975)

    Kenyan politician and businessman who advocated for social justice.

  • Emily Carr (1945)

    Canadian writer and artist, carr is heavily inspired by the pacific northwest coast's indigenous peoples.

  • See all famous people who died on March 2nd


March 2nd: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On March 2nd, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Pisces according to the Western Zodiac.

Pisces zodiac sign

March 2nd: what is special about the Pisces sign?

The Pisces sign encompasses people born between February 19th and March 20th.

You can discover Pisces's personality traits and attitude and Pisces's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Pisces born in March discover why March born are so special.


March 2nd: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on March 2nd in history:

  • Mar 2, 1922: WLW-AM in Cincinnati OH begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 2, 1927: Babe Ruth becomes highest paid baseball player ($70,000 per year).
  • Mar 2, 1934: Union Pacific tests light-weight high-speed passenger train, Omaha. Nebraska.
  • Mar 2, 1964: Beatles begin filming Hard Days Night, Harrison meets Patti Boyd
  • Mar 2, 1967: 9th Grammy Awards: "Strangers in Night" and Michele win.
  • Mar 2, 1970: Rhodesia becomes independent Republic
  • Mar 2, 1976: Bubbling Brown Sugar opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 766 performances
  • Mar 2, 1982: Terror group "The Illuminated Path" frees 260 prisoners in Peru.
  • Mar 2, 1984: John Long (Detroit) begins NBA free throw streak of 51 games
  • Mar 2, 1997: Soyuz TM-24 returns to Earth (Russia).
  • Mar 2, 2015: Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant : A coalition of Iraqi Armed Forces and militias numbering in the 30,000s launches an offensive against Islamic State positions at Tikrit. Troops take control of al-Tin district and al-Abeid.
  • Mar 2, 2018: 2018 Ouagadougou Attacks: Terrorist attack on French Embassy and Military Headquarters in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) leaves 28 dead and more than 50 injured.

What day of the year is March 2nd?

March 2nd marks the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 62nd in case of leap years).

There are 304 days remaining until the end of the year.

March 2nd is the 2nd day of the month of March.