What Happened on June 3, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Kuwait asks Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members to produce 800,000 bbl/d (130,000 m3/d) of oil on its behalf
  • Mount Unzen erupts in Japan, worst eruption in Japanese history
  • NY Yankees selected 19-year-old Brien Taylor, #1 in amateur draft
  • Thomas Hearns captures WBA light heavyweight title

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Milligan, cinematographer/director (Sweeney Todd), dies at 62
  • Eva Le Gallienne, English-American actress and director (Resurrection), dies at 92
  • Harry Glicken, volcanologist, killed by Mt Unzen Volcano in Japan
  • Takeshi Nagata, Japanese geophysicist (b. 1913)
  • Thomas C Lasorda, American artist and son of Los Angeles Dodgers manager, dies of pneumonia at 33