What Happened on June 3, 1937

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Josh Gibson hits a home run just 2 feet below the rim of Yankee Stadium (580' drive)

Famous Birthdays

  • Grachan Moncur III, American post-bop and modern jazz trombonist and composer (Evolution; Exploration), born in NYC (d. 2022) [1]
  • Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, French auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans 1978, 80), born in Caen, France (d. 2021)
  • Solomon P. Ortiz, American politician (Rep-D-TX, 1983-2011), born in Robstown, Texas
Born in 1937

Famous Weddings

Edward VIII & Wallis Simpson

Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII) weds Mrs Wallis Simpson in France

1937 Highlights

About June 3, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini