On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1906

Historical Events

  • Belgian King Leopold II claims Congo as his private possession

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJosephine Baker

Josephine Baker, American dancer, Parisian night club owner (Folies-Bergere) born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1975)

Dancer, Singer, Spy and Civil Rights Activist Josephine Baker
Dancer, Singer, Spy and Civil Rights Activist
Josephine Baker
  • Norman Gallichan, New Zealand cricketer (all-rounder in 1 Test NZ v England 1937)
  • Walter Robins, English cricketer (dynamic England leg-spin all-rounder), born in Stafford, England (d. 1968)
1906 Highlights

About June 3, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini