On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1911

Historical Events

  • "Come Josephine in My Flying Machine" record by Fred Fisher and Alfred Bryan, sung by Ada Jones and Billy Murray hits #1

Famous Birthdays

  • Ellen Corby [Hansen], American actress (The Waltons, Vertigo, Caged), born in Racine, Wisconsin (d. 1999)
  • Mason Gross, American TV quiz show personality and professor (Think Fast, Two for the Money), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1977)
  • Olaf Okern, Norwegian Nordic skier (Olympic-medal-1948)
1911 Highlights

About June 3, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 109 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini