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Notable Historical Events for March 2nd

201486th Academy Awards: "12 Years a Slave," Matthew McConaughey & Cate Blanchett win

1969Phil Esposito becomes 1st NHL Player to score 100 points in a season

197416th Grammy Awards: Killing Me Softly, Bette Midler wins

1977Bette Davis is 1st woman to receive American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award

1994Miami begins a latin walk of fame, 1st star for Gloria Estefan

1927Babe Ruth becomes highest paid baseball player ($70,000 per year)

1936Bradman scores 369 in 253 mins, SA v Tasmania, 46 fours 4 sixes

1997Nick Faldo wins Nissan Golf Open

1989Madonna's "Like a Prayer" premieres on worldwide Pepsi commercial

1872Louis Riel goes into voluntary exile in St. Paul, Minnesota

March 2nd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on March 2nd

1965Ron Gant, Victoria Texas, American baseball outfielder (Atlanta Braves, St Louis Cardinals)

1977Chris Martin, English musician (Coldplay)

1931Mikhail Gorbachev, Privolnoye USSR, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1985-91)

1917Desi Arnaz, Santiago Cuba, actor (I Love Lucy)

March 2nd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on March 2nd

1984Tennis player Yannick Noah (23) weds beauty queen Cecilia Rodhe (22) in Cameroon

1936Film director D. W. Griffith (61) weds actress Evelyn Baldwin (26)

March 2nd Weddings
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Notable Divorces on March 2nd

1936Film director D. W. Griffith (61) divorces Linda Arvidson (50) after 30 years of marriage

1920Actress Mary Pickford (27) divorces actor Owen Moore (33) after 9 years of marriage

March 2nd Divorces
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Notable Deaths on March 2nd

1930David Herbert Lawrence (DH), English poet/writer (Lady Chatterley's Lover), dies at 44

1939Howard Carter, Brit archaeologist/Egyptologist (King Tut), dies at 65

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