On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1944

Historical Events

  • 76th Belmont: G L Smith riding Bounding Home wins in 2:32.2
  • Generals Giraud & de Gaulle reach agreement on constitution
  • Nazis pull out of Rome

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddy Ottoz, Italian athlete
  • Edith McGuire, US 200m sprinter (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Michael Clarke, American rock drummer (The Byrds, 1964-67 - "Turn! Turn! Turn!"; Flying Burrito Brothers, 1969-71; Firefall, 1974-80), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 1993)
1944 Highlights

About June 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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