June 3: Day of the Week
June 3, 2022 is the 154th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 211 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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)
- 1326Treaty of Novgorod delineates borders between Russia and Norway in Finnmark.
- 1658Pope Alexander VII appoints François de Laval vicar apostolic in New France.
- 1861American Civil War: Battle of Philippi (also called the Philippi Races) – Union forces rout Confederate troops in Barbour County, Virginia, now West Virginia, in first land battle of the War.
- 1866The Fenians are driven out of Fort Erie, Ontario, into the United States.
- 1937The Duke of Windsor marries Wallis Simpson.
- 1943In Los Angeles, California, white U.S. Navy sailors and Marines clash with Latino youths in the Zoot Suit Riots.
- 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.
- 1968Valerie Solanas, author of SCUM Manifesto, attempts to assassinate Andy Warhol by shooting him three times.
- 1980The 1980 Grand Island tornado outbreak. Seven tornadoes hit Grand Island, Nebraska takes five lives, 357 single-family homes, 33 mobile homes, 85 apartments, 49 businesses and $300 million in damages all told, according to National Weather Service and American Red Cross statistics on the deadly storm.
Who were born on June 3?
- 1905Martin Gottfried Weiss, German commandant of Dachau concentration camp (d. 1946)
- 1906Josephine Baker, American dancer (d. 1975)
- 1906Nate Barragar, American football player (d. 1985)
- 1913Pedro Mir, Dominican Poet Laureate (d. 2000)
- 1923Igor Shafarevich, Russian mathematician
- 1927Boots Randolph, American saxophonist (d. 2007)
- 1947Mike Burgmann, Australian racing driver (d. 1986)
- 1961Ed Wynne, English musician (Ozric Tentacles)
- 1967Jason Jones, Canadian actor
- 1976Yuri Ruley, American drummer
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