Historical Events on June 3, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on June 3rd This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Khartoum massacre: In Sudan, over 100 people are killed when security forces accompanied by Janjaweed militiamen storm and open fire on a sit-in protest.
2017 London Bridge attack: Eight people are murdered and dozens of civilians are wounded by Islamist terrorists. Three of the attackers are shot dead by the police.
2015 An explosion at a gasoline station in Accra, Ghana, killing more than 200 people.
2013 The trial of United States Army private Chelsea Manning for leaking classified material to WikiLeaks begins in Fort Meade, Maryland.
2013 At least 119 people are killed in a fire at a poultry farm in Jilin Province in northeastern China.
2012 A plane carrying 153 people on board crashes in a residential neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, killing everyone on board and 10 people on the ground.
2012 The pageant for the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II takes place on the River Thames.
2006 The union of Serbia and Montenegro comes to an end with Montenegro's formal declaration of independence.
1998 After suffering a mechanical failure, a high speed train derails at Eschede, Germany, killing 101 people.
1992 Aboriginal land rights are granted in Australia in Mabo v Queensland (No 2), a case brought by Eddie Mabo.
1991 Mount Unzen erupts in Kyūshū, Japan, killing 43 people, all of them either researchers or journalists.
1989 The government of China sends troops to force protesters out of Tiananmen Square after seven weeks of occupation.
1984 Operation Blue Star, a military offensive, is launched by the Indian government at Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine for Sikhs, in Amritsar. The operation continues until June 6, with casualties, most of them civilians, in excess of 5,000.
1982 The Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom, Shlomo Argov, is shot on a London street; he survives but is left paralysed.
1980 An explosive device is detonated at the Statue of Liberty. The FBI suspects Croatian nationalists.
1980 The 1980 Grand Island tornado outbreak hits Nebraska, causing five deaths and $300 million (equivalent to $912 million in 2018) worth of damage.
1979 A blowout at the Ixtoc I oil well in the southern Gulf of Mexico causes at least 3,000,000 barrels (480,000 m3) of oil to be spilled into the waters, the second-worst accidental oil spill ever recorded.
1973 A Soviet supersonic Tupolev Tu-144 crashes near Goussainville, France, killing 14, the first crash of a supersonic passenger aircraft.
1969 Melbourne-Evans collision: off the coast of South Vietnam, the Australian aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne cuts the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Frank E. Evans in half.
1965 The launch of Gemini 4, the first multi-day space mission by a NASA crew. Ed White, a crew member, performs the first American spacewalk.
1963 The Buddhist crisis: Soldiers of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam attack protesting Buddhists in Huế, South Vietnam, with liquid chemicals from tear-gas grenades, causing 67 people to be hospitalised for blistering of the skin and respiratory ailments.
1962 At Paris Orly Airport, Air France Flight 007 overruns the runway and explodes when the crew attempts to abort takeoff, killing 130.
1950 Herzog and Lachenal of the French Annapurna expedition become the first climbers to reach the summit of an 8,000-metre peak.
1943 In Los Angeles, California, white U.S. Navy sailors and Marines clash with Latino youths in the Zoot Suit Riots.
1942 World War II: Japan begins the Aleutian Islands Campaign by bombing Unalaska Island.
1941 World War II: The Wehrmacht razes the Greek village of Kandanos to the ground and murders 180 of its inhabitants.
1940 World War II: The Luftwaffe bombs Paris.
1940 World War II: The Battle of Dunkirk ends with a German victory and with Allied forces in full retreat.
1940 Franz Rademacher proposes plans to make Madagascar the "Jewish homeland", an idea that had first been considered by 19th century journalist Theodor Herzl.
1937 The Duke of Windsor marries Wallis Simpson.
1935 One thousand unemployed Canadian workers board freight cars in Vancouver, beginning a protest trek to Ottawa.
1916 The National Defense Act is signed into law, increasing the size of the United States National Guard by 450,000 men.
1889 The first long-distance electric power transmission line in the United States is completed, running 14 miles (23 km) between a generator at Willamette Falls and downtown Portland, Oregon.
1885 In the last military engagement fought on Canadian soil, the Cree leader, Big Bear, escapes the North-West Mounted Police.
1866 The Fenians are driven out of Fort Erie, Ontario back into the United States.
1864 American Civil War: Battle of Cold Harbor: Union forces attack Confederate troops in Hanover County, Virginia.
1861 American Civil War: Battle of Philippi (also called the Philippi Races): Union forces rout Confederate troops in Barbour County, Virginia, now West Virginia.
1839 In Humen, China, Lin Tse-hsü destroys 1.2 million kilograms of opium confiscated from British merchants, providing Britain with a casus belli to open hostilities, resulting in the First Opium War.
1781 Jack Jouett begins his midnight ride to warn Thomas Jefferson and the Virginia legislature of an impending raid by Banastre Tarleton.
1665 James Stuart, Duke of York (later to become King James II of England), defeats the Dutch fleet off the coast of Lowestoft.
1658 Pope Alexander VII appoints François de Laval vicar apostolic in New France.
1621 The Dutch West India Company receives a charter for New Netherland.
1608 Samuel de Champlain completes his third voyage to New France at Tadoussac, Quebec.
1539 Hernando de Soto claims Florida for Spain.
1326 The Treaty of Novgorod delineates borders between Russia and Norway in Finnmark.
1140 The French scholar Peter Abelard is found guilty of heresy.
713 The Byzantine emperor Philippicus is blinded, deposed and sent into exile by conspirators of the Opsikion army in Thrace. He is succeeded by Anastasios II, who begins the reorganization of the Byzantine army.
350 The Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaims himself Roman emperor, entering Rome at the head of a group of gladiators.
Famous People Born on June 3

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Year Name
1982 Yelena Isinbayeva, Russian pole vaulter
1957 Horst-Ulrich Hänel, German field hockey player
1877 Raoul Dufy, French painter and illustrator (d. 1953)
1924 Karunanidhi, Indian screenwriter and politician, 3rd Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (d. 2018)
1962 Dagmar Neubauer, German sprinter
1832 Charles Lecocq, French pianist and composer (d. 1918)
1865 George V of the United Kingdom (d. 1936)
1950 Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2015)
1900 Adelaide Ames, American astronomer and academic (d. 1932)
1139 Conon of Naso, Basilian abbot (d. 1236)
Famous People Deaths On June 3

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Date Name
1973 Jean Batmale, French footballer and manager (b. 1895)
1994 Puig Aubert, German-French rugby player and coach (b. 1925)
1975 Ozzie Nelson, American actor and bandleader (b. 1906)
2002 Lew Wasserman, American talent agent and manager (b. 1913)
2011 Andrew Gold, American singer, songwriter, musician and arranger (b. 1951)
1924 Franz Kafka, Czech-Austrian lawyer and author (b. 1883)
1928 Li Yuanhong, Chinese general and politician, 2nd President of the Republic of China (b. 1864)
1991 Lê VĿn Thiêm, Vietnamese mathematician and academic (b. 1918)
2012 Carol Ann Abrams, American producer, author, and academic (b. 1942)
1921 Coenraad Hiebendaal, Dutch rower and physician (b. 1879)