On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st bikini bathing suit displayed (Paris)
  • International Military Tribunal opens in Tokyo against 28 Japanese war criminals

Famous Birthdays

  • Anita Pollack, MEP (Labour)
  • Earl of Cromer, managing director (Inchcape (China) Ltd)
  • Eddie Holman, American singer (Hey There Lonely Girl), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Penelope Wilton [Penelope Alice], Scarborough, North Yorkshire, English actress (Cry Freedom, Norman Conquests)
  • Tristan Rogers, Australia, actor (Robert Scorpio-General Hospital)

Famous Deaths

  • Michail I Kalinin, President (Supreme Soviet), dies at 60