On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1940

Historical Events

Miracle of Dunkirk

Last British and French troops evacuated from Dunkirk

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Edwards, West Indian cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 18 wickets; Barbados), born in Christ Church, Barbados
1940 Highlights

About June 3, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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