What Happened on June 3, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Wildcat" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 172 performances
  • 93rd Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Sherluck wins in 2:29.2

Event of interestEvent of Interest

JFK & Khrushchev meet in Vienna

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Arnott, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman, 101* v NZ 1992)
  • Lawrence Lessig, American lawyer and author
  • Peter Glen Vidmar, gymnist (Olympic-2 gold/silver-1984), born in Los Angeles, California