On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1935

Historical Events

  • French liner SS Normandie sets Atlantic crossing record of four days, three hours and 14 minutes on her maiden voyage
  • One thousand unemployed Canadian workers board freight cars in Vancouver, British Columbia, beginning a protest trek to Ottawa, Ontario

Famous Birthdays

  • Raoul Franklin, chancellor (City University London)
  • Ted Curson [Theodore], Jazz Trumpeter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
1935 Highlights

About June 3, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini