What Happened on June 3, 1906

Historical Events

  • Belgian King Leopold II claims Congo as his private possession

Famous Birthdays

Josephine BakerJosephine Baker (1906-1975)

American-French song and dance revue artist (Folies-Bergere), actress, and civil rights activist, born in St. Louis, Missouri

  • 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? 116 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini