On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1924

Historical Events

  • Gila Wilderness Area established by US Forest Service

Famous Birthdays

  • David Richard Holloway, literary Editor
  • Jimmy Rogers, American blues musician (Muddy Waters' Band), born in Ruleville, Mississippi (d. 1997)
  • Michael Gow, commandant (Royal College of Defense Studies)
  • Ted Mallie, American radio and television announcer (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

Franz Kafka

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

1924 Highlights

About June 3, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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