On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1877

Famous Birthdays

  • Raoul Dufy, French Fauvist painter (Palm), born in Le Havre, France (d. 1953)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Pocock, British explorer, drowned in the Congo while travelling with Stanley
  • Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Austrian musicologist (Köchel catalogue of Mozart's works), dies of cancer at 77
  • Sophie of Württemberg, Queen of Netherlands as wife of William III, dies at 58
1877 Highlights

About June 3, 1877

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini