What Happened on June 3, 1924

Historical Events

  • Gila Wilderness Area established by US Forest Service

Famous Birthdays

  • Colleen Dewhurst, Canadian-American Tony and Emmy Award-winning stage and screen actress (The Blue and the Grey - "Maggie"; Anne of Green Gables), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1991)
  • David Holloway, British literary editor (The Daily Telegraph) (d. 1995)
  • Jimmy Rogers, American blues musician (Muddy Waters' Band), born in Ruleville, Mississippi (d. 1997)
  • Michael Gow, British commandant (Royal College of Defense Studies)
  • Ted Mallie, American radio and television announcer (d. 1999)
Born in 1924

Famous Deaths

Franz Kafka (1883-1924)

Czech writer (Trial, Amerika, Metamorphosis), dies at 40

1924 Highlights

About June 3, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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