June 3: Day of the Week
June 3, 2019 is the 154th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 211 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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June 3 Historical Event(s)
- 1608Samuel de Champlain completes his third voyage to New France at Tadoussac, Quebec.
- 1621The Dutch West India Company receives a charter for New Netherlands.
- 1864American Civil War: Battle of Cold Harbor – Union forces attack Confederate troops in Hanover County, Virginia.
- 1932Lou Gehrig and teammate Tony Lazzeri hit four home runs in one game, and hit for the natural cycle, respectively. These two feats are both less common than a perfect game, which has occurred twenty one times in one hundred and twenty years.
- 1937The Duke of Windsor marries Wallis Simpson.
- 1950First successful ascent of an Eight-thousander; Annapurna is summited by Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal
- 1962An Air France Boeing 707 charter, Chateau de Sully crashes after an aborted takeoff from Paris-Orly Airport, killing 130.
- 1963A Northwest Airlines DC-7 crashes in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of British Columbia, killing 101.
- 1982The Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom, Shlomo Argov, is shot on a London street. He survives but is permanently paralysed.
- 1998Eschede train disaster: an ICE high speed train derails in Lower Saxony, Germany, causing 101 deaths.
Who were born on June 3?
- 1770Manuel Belgrano, Argentine politician (d. 1820)
- 1877Raoul Dufy, French painter (d. 1953)
- 1906Josephine Baker, American dancer (d. 1975)
- 1911Ellen Corby, American actress (d. 1999)
- 1921Forbes Carlile, Australian athlete
- 1956Danny Wilde, American musician (The Rembrandts)
- 1956George Burley, Scottish football player and manager
- 1959John Carlson, American talk radio host
- 1980Amauri Carvalho de Oliveira, Brazilian footballer
- 1981Timur Tekkal, German rugby player
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