What Happened on June 3, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A mob of 60 from the Los Angeles Naval Reserve Armory beat up everyone perceived to be Hispanic, starting the week-long Zoot Suit Riots.
  • United Nations Relief & Rehabilitation Administration forms

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Billy Cunningham, NBA/ABA (Philadelphia 76ers, Carolina Cougers), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Forward and Coach Billy Cunningham
NBA Forward and Coach
Billy Cunningham
  • Eddie McGrady, Northern Irish politician (SDLP) unseated Enoch Powell, Born in Downpatrick (d. 2013)
  • Mike Dennis, rocker (Dovells)

Famous Deaths

  • Folkert E Posthuma, Min of Agriculture, dies