3rd of June

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The June 3 is the 154th day of the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years ), thus remain 211 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

1653: Battle of Wohlenschwil (historical picture)
1864: Battle of Cold Harbor
1961: Summit in Vienna

economy

1887: Kiel Canal (map from 1888)

science and technology

1769: The appearance of Venus at the edge of the sun observed by Cook
1965: First American space exit

Culture

1895: The citizens of Calais

society

religion

Disasters

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

nature and environment

1844: Eldey, the last refuge of the extinct giant alks
  • 1844 : On the Icelandic island of Eldey , the last surviving pair of giant alks is killed by two trophy collectors. The bellows are sold to a Danish collector.

Sports

1858: Mount Augustus

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics . Entries on football world championship games can be found in the sub-pages of football world championships . The same is true for European football championships .

Born

Before the 18th century

18th century

James Hutton (* 1726)

19th century

1801-1850

Jefferson Davis (* 1808)
Frederick VII (* 1843)

1851-1900

Flinders Petrie (* 1853)
Otto Loewi (* 1873)
Olga Körner (* 1887)

20th century

1901-1925

Josephine Baker (born 1906)
Tony Curtis (born 1925)

1926-1950

Raúl Castro (* 1931)
Monika Maron (* 1941)
Penelope Wilton (born 1946)

1951-1975

Martin Bartenstein (* 1953)
Margot Käßmann (* 1958)
Doro Pesch (* 1964)
Serdar Somuncu (* 1968)

1976-2000

Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (* 1980)
Rafael Nadal (* 1986)

Died

Before the 16th century

16th to 18th century

Jan Zamoyski († 1605)

19th century

Jacques Nicolas Billaud-Varenne († 1819)
Georges Bizet († 1875)

20th century

1901-1950

Franz Kafka († 1924)

1951-2000

Frans Eemil Sillanpää († 1964)
Archibald Vivian Hill († 1977)
Ruhollah Khomeini († 1989)

21st century

Anthony Quinn († 2001)
David Carradine († 2009)
Helge Jung † 2013

Holidays and memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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