On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 71st Belmont: James Stout riding Johnstown wins in 2:29.6
  • Beer Barrel Polka hits #1 on the pop singles chart by Will Glahe

Famous Birthdays

  • David Frederick Stock, composer
  • Ian Hunter, English rock musician (Mott the Hoople), born in Oswestry, England
  • Steve Dalkowski, baseball player