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In the Gregorian Calendar, June 3 is the 54th
(hundredth – fiftieth fourth) day of the year.

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Quote of the Day…

Evil knows good, but good does not know evil.

— Franz Kafka
Austro-Hungarian writer (born July 3, 1883).

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

June 3 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 713: Byzantine Emperor Philippius is blinded, deposed and sent into exile by conspirators from the army of Opsicio in Thrace.
  • 1098: in Turkey, the European Catholic crusaders devastate Antioch.
  • 1326: in Novgorod the Treaty of Novgorod is signed that defines the border between Russia and Norway in Finnmark.
  • 1608: Samuel de Champlain completes his third trip to New France at Tadoussac, Quebec.
  • 1621: the Netherlands founds the West India Company.
  • 1654: in Reims (France) Louis XIV is crowned.
  • 1749: in Panama, Bishop Luna Victoria promotes the founding of the University of San Javier.
  • 1763: under the Treaty of Paris, the British reoccupy the island of Menorca.
  • 1765: in present-day Guatemala, the first settlement in the city of Chiquimula is destroyed by a violent hurricane and several earthquakes, known as the Santísima Trinidad Earthquakes, which cause landslides and floods.
  • 1769: in Oceania, the British navigator James Cook arrives in Tahiti.
  • 1769: in Spain, the astronomer Vicente Tofiño, makes the observation of the passage of Venus between the Earth and the Sun.
  • 1821: in Ethiopia, Gigar Iyasu succeeds Iyoas II Hezqeyas as Emperor of Ethiopia.
  • 1821: John VI of Portugal returns to his homeland after his exile in Brazil.
  • 1825: the city of Bella Vista is founded, in the province of Corrientes (Argentina).
  • 1845: in Madrid (Spain) the Café Suizo is inaugurated.
  • 1847: The first shipment of Chinese coolies arrives on the island of Cuba, in a semi-slavery regime.
  • 1862: The United States recognizes the Republic of Liberia.
  • 1863: in the Philippines an earthquake demolishes the cathedral of Manila and the members of the Cabildo perish in the disaster.
  • 1875: in Germany the astronomer Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters (1813-1890) discovers the asteroid Adeona.
  • 1887: the La Plata Gymnastics and Fencing Club is founded in La Plata (Argentina).
  • 1892: Liverpool F.C. team founded
  • 1899: Spain and the United States resume their diplomatic relations after the loss of the last Spanish colonies.
  • 1902: in the Haute-Loire (France), at 2:00 p.m. a tornado devastates the town of Javaugues. Although the destruction footprint was only 7 km, it was 3 km wide, making it the widest tornado in the history of Europe.
  • 1904: on the beach of Cádiz, a worker finds the old duros.
  • 1905: in Paris, King Alfonso XIII comes out unscathed from an attack.
  • 1908: in Madrid, Alfonso XIII receives in audience the new Nicaraguan ambassador, the poet Rubén Darío.
  • 1909: in London, the Congress of Applied Chemistry debates the protection of patents.
  • 1919: in Santiago del Estero (Argentina) the Club Atlético Central Córdoba is founded.
  • 1931: in Spain, the Palace of the Marquis of Ayerbe is declared a historical-artistic monument.
  • 1940: in the framework of the Second World War, the Luftwaffe bombed Paris.
  • 1940: in the framework of World War II, the Battle of Dunkirk ends with a tactical victory for Germany forcing the allies to withdraw, in the so-called Operation Dynamo.
  • 1948: the Hale telescope is inaugurated at the Palomar Observatory in San Diego (United States).
  • 1962: in Arica (Chile) —at the FIFA World Cup— the first Olympic goal is scored in a World Cup. It is noted by the Colombian Marcos Coll.
  • 1965: Astronaut Edward H. White, from the Gemini 4 mission (see Gemini Project), is the first American to take a 20-minute spacewalk.
  • 1966: in China, Mao Zedong begins the “Cultural Revolution.”
  • 1972: in Stuttgart (Germany), Borussia Dortmund is relegated for the first time in its history.
  • 1979: in Las Palmas (Canary Islands) the I International Congress of Writers of the Spanish Language is inaugurated.
  • 1979: South of the Gulf of Mexico, an explosion in the Ixtoc I oil well causes the loss of between 0.7 and 1 million tons of oil, the largest loss in human history.
  • 1980: In the United States, a technical failure triggers a major thermonuclear warfare alert (Bad Chip Incident).
  • 1981: in France the International Prize for Police Literature was awarded to Manuel Vázquez Montalbán.
  • 1994: the United States Army evacuates the Panama Canal, 83 years after establishing itself in it, in accordance with the provisions of the Torrijos-Carter agreements.
  • 1998: in Germany a high-speed train derails and causes more than a hundred deaths.
  • 1999: Spanish Javier Solana, until then Secretary General of NATO, is appointed first representative of the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union.
  • 2003: in Chinchilla (Spain) the Chinchilla railway accident occurs, which kills 19 people.
  • 2006: in Montenegro, the Parliament declares independence after being approved in the 2006 Montenegrin plebiscite.
  • 2008: the 38th Ordinary Period of the OAS General Assembly culminates in Medellín (Colombia).
  • 2009: birth of Zu better known as the PIPA of Spain
  • 2014: in New York (United States), the American NGO Human Rights Watch officially affirms that it will not expel Javier Solana (former NATO Secretary General) or other of its most senior executives who have a direct relationship with the government from its board of the United States and with the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency).
  • 2017: a jihadist attack takes place in London, leaving a total of 11 dead and 48 wounded (London attacks in June 2017).
  • 2017: in Cardiff Real Madrid win their twelfth UEFA Champions League against Juventus of Turin 4-1
  • 2018: in Guatemala, the eruption of the Volcán de Fuego caused more than 100 deaths, 200 disappeared, 600 injured and nearly two million people affected. Two days later another explosion would occur.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

June 3 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 20 a. C .: Sejanus, Roman politician and military man (f. 31 AD).
  • 1139: Conon of Naso, Abbot Basilio (d. 1236).
  • 1537: Juan Manuel, prince of Portugal (d. 1554).
  • 1540: Charles II of Styria, Austrian Archduke (d. 1590).
  • 1554: Pedro de Medici, Italian nobleman (d. 1604).
  • 1594: César de Vendôme, French nobleman (d. 1665).
  • 1579: Jens Munk, Norwegian-Danish navigator and explorer (d. 1628).
  • 1603: Pietro Paolini, Italian painter (d. 1681).
  • 1635: Philippe Quinault, French poet (d. 1688).
  • 1723: Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Italian-Austrian physician and naturalist (d. 1788).
  • 1726 – James Hutton, Scottish geologist (d. 1797).
  • 1770: Manuel Belgrano, Argentine politician, lawyer, essayist and military man (d. 1820).
  • 1791: Juan Francisco Giró, Uruguayan president (d. 1863).
  • 1808: Jefferson Davis, American slave politician (d. 1889).
  • 1819: Johan Barthold Jongkind, Dutch impressionist painter (d. 1891).
  • 1828: José Inzenga, Spanish composer (d. 1891).
  • 1843: Frederick VIII, Danish King (d. 1912).
  • 1853 – William Matthew Flinders Petrie, British Egyptologist (d. 1942).
  • 1853: Isaac Garza Garza, Mexican businessman and industrialist (d. 1933).
  • 1865: George V, British King between 1910 and 1936 (d. 1936).
  • 1873: Otto Loewi, German physiologist, Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1936 (d. 1961).
  • 1876: Ramón Cabanillas, Spanish writer in Galician language (d. 1876).
  • 1877: Raúl Dufý, French painter, graphic artist and textile designer (d. 1953).
  • 1888: André Rigal, French sculptor (f. ¿?).
  • 1896: Isaac Puente, Spanish physician and theorist of anarchism (d. 1936).
  • 1898: Rosa Chacel, Spanish writer (d. 1994).
  • 1899: Georg von Békésy, Hungarian biophysicist, Nobel Prize winner for medicine in 1961 (d. 1972).
  • 1901: José Lins do Rego, Brazilian writer and journalist (d. 1957).
  • 1903: Pedro García de la Huerta Matte, Chilean politician (f. 1994).
  • 1904: Charles R. Drew, American physician (d. 1950).
  • 1906: Josephine Baker, French singer and dancer (d. 1975).
  • 1910: Wilfred Thesiger, British explorer and writer (d. 2003).
  • 1911: Paulette Goddard, American actress (f. 1990).
  • 1913: Pedro Mir, Dominican national poet (f. 2000).
  • 1916: Aldo Zeoli, Argentine military and astronautical engineer (f. 2003).
  • 1918: Lili St. Cyr, American stripper (d. 1999).
  • 1922: Alain Resnais, French filmmaker (d. 2014).
  • 1924: Olga Lamas, tango singer, with a humorous repertoire (f. 1988).
  • 1924: Jimmy Rogers, American blues musician (d. 1997).
  • 1924: Torsten Wiesel, Swedish researcher, 1981 Nobel Prize winner for medicine and physiology (d. 1997).
  • 1925: Tony Curtis, American actor (d. 2010).
  • 1926: Allen Ginsberg, American poet (f. 1997).
  • 1927: Eliseo Mouriño, Argentine soccer player (d. 1961).
  • 1928: Donald Judd, American sculptor (d. 1994).
  • 1929: Werner Arber, Swiss microbiologist, 1978 Nobel Prize winner for physiology or medicine.
  • 1930: Marion Zimmer Bradley, American writer (d. 1999).
  • 1931: Raúl Castro, Cuban military and politician, president of Cuba between 2008 and 2018.
  • 1931: Walter Malosetti, Argentine jazz guitarist and composer (d. 2013).
  • 1931: John Norman, American science fiction writer.
  • 1931: Lindy Remigino, American athlete.
  • 1933: Roberto Bodegas, Spanish filmmaker.
  • 1935: Carlos Jiménez Villarejo, Spanish jurist.
  • 1935: Imanol Murua, Spanish politician (d. 2008).
  • 1936: Larry McMurtry, American novelist and screenwriter.
  • 1936: Enric Gensana, Spanish footballer (d. 2005).
  • 1939: Steve Dalkowski, American baseball player.
  • 1942: Curtis Mayfield, American musician (d. 1999).
  • 1941: Hernando de Soto, Peruvian economist and politician.
  • 1943: Billy Cunningham, American basketball player.
  • 1944: Edith McGuire, American athlete.
  • 1944: Tony Vilas, Argentine actor (f. 2013).
  • 1945: Isabel de los Ángeles Ruano, Guatemalan writer and poet.
  • 1946: Michael Clarke American musician, of the band The Byrds.
  • 1946: Penelope Wilton, British actress.
  • 1947: Mickey Finn, British percussionist, of the band T. Rex.
  • 1948: Carlos Franzetti, Argentine composer, pianist and arranger, winner of a Latin Grammy award.
  • 1950: Frédéric François, Italian singer and composer.
  • 1951: Jill Biden, American first lady.
  • 1950: Suzi Quatro, American singer and actress.
  • 1952: Billy Powell, American keyboardist, of the band Lynyrd Skynyrd.
  • 1954: Jiri Georg Dokoupil, German avant-garde painter, born in Czechoslovakia.
  • 1954: Claudio Hohmann, Chilean engineer and politician.
  • 1954: Angela Irene, Argentine folk singer.
  • 1956: Danny Wilde, American musician, of the band The Rembrandts.
  • 1961: Lawrence Lessig, American lawyer and writer.
  • 1962: Susannah Constantine, British fashion consultant.
  • 1964: Doro, German singer, of the band Warlock.
  • 1964: Kerry King, American guitarist, of the band Slayer.
  • 1964: James Purefoy, British actor.
  • 1966: Carlos Añaños, Peruvian businessman.
  • 1967: Takehiro Ohno, Japanese-Argentine chef.
  • 1970: Peter Tägtgren, Swedish musician, of the Hypocrisy band.
  • 1973: Sargis Sargsian, Armenian tennis player.
  • 1973: Tonmi Lillman, American musician, of the band Lordi.
  • 1974: Kelly Jones, Welsh singer, of the band Stereophonics.
  • 1974: Serhiy Rebrov, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 1975: Russel Hobbs, American drummer, of the Gorillaz band.
  • 1977: Cristiano Marques Gomes, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1978: Kamil Čontofalský, Slovak footballer.
  • 1979: Redimi2, Dominican Christian rapper.
  • 1979: Bonnie Aarons, American actress
  • 1982: Yelena Isinbáyeva, Russian athlete.
  • 1985: Papiss Cissé, Senegalese footballer.
  • 1985: Dan Ewing, Australian actor.
  • 1985: Tavion La’Corey Mathis, American singer, of the band Pretty Ricky.
  • 1985: Łukasz Piszczek, Polish footballer.
  • 1986: Rafael Nadal, Spanish tennis player.
  • 1986: Al Horford, Dominican basketball player.
  • 1987: Lalaine, American actress and singer.
  • 1989: Imogen Poots, British actress.
  • 1989: Artem Kravets, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 1991: Natasha Dupeyrón, Mexican actress.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

June 3 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 800: Estauracio, Byzantine general (b. ¿?).
  • 1395: Ivan Shishman, Bulgarian Emperor (b.1350).
  • 1511: Ibn-Abi-l-Gúmua Al-Magrawi Al-Wrahani, Algerian scholar.
  • 1523: Joanot Colom, hatter and Spanish guerrilla, leader of the Germania of Mallorca, beheaded (b.1500).
  • 1548: Juan de Zumárraga, Spanish Franciscan religious, first archbishop of Mexico (b. 1548).
  • 1600: Juan Grande, a Spanish religious canonized by the Catholic Church (b. 1546).
  • 1615: Sanada Yukimura, Japanese samurai (b.1567).
  • 1657: William Harvey, British physician (b. 1578).
  • 1844: Luis Antonio de Francia (Luis XIX), son of Carlos X de Francia (b. 1775).
  • 1858: Julius Reubke, German composer, pianist and organist (b. 1834).
  • 1861: Melchor Ocampo, Mexican lawyer, scientist and politician (b. 1814).
  • 1873: Calfucurá, Argentine Mapuche chief (b. 1780).
  • 1875: Georges Bizet, French composer (b. 1838).
  • 1877: Elizabeth F. Ellet, American writer, historian and poet (b. 1818).
  • 1899: Johann Strauss (son), Austrian composer (b.1825).
  • 1923: Federico Villarreal, Peruvian mathematician, physicist, engineer and polyglot (b. 1850).
  • 1924: Franz Kafka, Czech writer (b. 1883).
  • 1925: Camille Flammarión, French astronomer (b. 1842).
  • 1937: Emilio Mola, Spanish military man (b. 1887).
  • 1938: Tulio Febres Cordero, Venezuelan writer, historian, university professor and journalist (b. 1860).
  • 1938: Eduard-Alfred Martel, French speleologist, father of modern spelunking (b. 1859).
  • 1946: Mikhail Kalinin, Soviet politician (b. 1875).
  • 1947: Julio C. Tello, Peruvian archaeologist (b. 1880).
  • 1953: Nâzım Hikmet, Turkish poet and playwright (b.1901).
  • 1963: John XXIII (Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli), Italian pope between 1958 and 1963 (b. 1881).
  • 1964: Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Finnish writer, Nobel Prize winner for literature in 1939 (b. 1888).
  • 1965: Max Volmer, German chemist (b.1885).
  • 1975: Hermann Busch, German cellist (b.1897).
  • 1975: Eisaku Satō, Japanese politician, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1974 (b.1901).
  • 1977: Roberto Rossellini, Italian filmmaker (b.1906).
  • 1977: Archibald Vivian Hill, British physiologist, Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1922 (b. 1886).
  • 1979: Arno Schmidt, German writer and translator (b.1914).
  • 1987: Will Sampson, American actor (b.1933).
  • 1989: Ruhollah Khomeini, Iranian politician, first supreme leader of Iran between 1979 and 1989 (b. 1902).
  • 1990: Robert Noyce, American electronic engineer (b.1927).
  • 1991: Eva Le Gallienne, American actress (b.1899).
  • 1992: Robert Morley, British actor (b.1908).
  • 1993: Agustín López Zavala, Mexican dubbing actor (b.1937).
  • 1994: Clara Passafari, Argentine ethnologist, anthropologist, writer and poet (b.1930).
  • 1994: Roger Wolcott Sperry, American neurologist, 1981 Nobel Prize winner for physiology and medicine (b.1913).
  • 1995: John Presper Eckert, American engineer, one of the creators of the ENIAC computer (b.1919).
  • 1995: Joaquín Prat, Spanish television presenter and journalist (b. 1927).
  • 1997: Susana Guízar, Mexican actress (b.1922).
  • 2000: Merton Miller, American economist, Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1990 (b.1923).
  • 2001: Anthony Quinn, Mexican-American actor (b.1915).
  • 2004: The Honorable Frances Roche, wife of John Spencer, 8th Earl of Spencer, mother of Diana of Wales
  • 2004: Quorthon Swedish musician, lead singer of the band Bathory (b. 1966).
  • 2005: Leon Askin, Austrian actor (b.1907).
  • 2005: Jon Idígoras, Spanish politician, founder of Herri Batasuna (b. 1936).
  • 2007: Santiago Stevenson, Panamanian singer and songwriter (b. 1928).
  • 2009: David Carradine, American actor (b.1936).
  • 2010: Rue McClanahan, American actress (b.1934).
  • 2011: Jack Kevorkian, American pathologist (b.1928).
  • 2011: Esther Forero, Colombian singer (b.1919).
  • 2011: John Henry Johnson, American football player (b.1929).
  • 2011: James Arness, American actor (b.1923).
  • 2013: Enrique Lizalde, Mexican actor (b.1937).
  • 2013: Frank Lautenberg, American politician (b.1924).
  • 2014: Virginia Luque, Argentine actress and singer (b.1927).
  • 2015: Ricardo Morán, Argentine actor (b.1941).
  • 2016: Luis Salom, speed motorcyclist in the Moto2 category (b. 1991).
  • 2016: Muhammad Ali, American boxer (b.1942).
  • 2017: David Delfín, Spanish designer (b.1970).
  • 2018: Miguel Obando y Bravo, S.D.B. Nicaraguan Cardinal and Archbishop Emeritus (b. 1926).
  • 2018: Frank Carlucci, American politician (b.1930).
  • 2019: Agustina Bessa-Luís, Portuguese writer (b.1922).
  • 2020: Héctor Ortega, Mexican actor, film director and screenwriter (b. 1939).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

June 3 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • World bicycle Day
  • Argentina: Italian Immigrant Day. Law 24,561
  • Argentina: Apprentice and Professional Training Day.
  • Bisexual pride day

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

June 3 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Charles Luanga, Ugandan martyr
  • Saint Cone of Teggiano, Italian Benedictine religious
  • Saint Clotilde, Queen Consort of France
  • Saint Isaac de Córdova, Hispanic martyr
  • Saint John XXIII, 261st Pope
  • Saint Juan Grande
  • Saint Morando
  • Saint Olivia, virgin and martyr.
  • Saint Ovid.
  • Saint Pergentino, martyr.
  • Saint Perseverance, martyr
  • Saint Kevin of Glendalough, Abbot
  • Saint Kizito
  • Blessed Andrés Caccioli
  • Blessed Diego Oddi.

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Prediction your zodiac sign with Dorian / Image Credit: p2722754

June 3 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

♊ Gemini:

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