What Happened on June 3, 1946

Historical Events

  • 1st bikini bathing suit displayed in Paris
  • International Military Tribunal opens in Tokyo against 28 Japanese war criminals
  • US Supreme Court rules that segregating riders by race on interstate buses violates the Interstate Commerce Clause of the US Constitution (Morgan v. Virginia)
1946 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Holman, American singer ("Hey There Lonely Girl"; "You Make My Life Complete"), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Penelope Wilton [Penelope Alice], English actress (Cry Freedom, Norman Conquests), born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire
  • Tristan Rogers, Australian actor (Robert Scorpio-General Hospital)
Born in 1946

Famous Deaths

  • Mikhail Kalinin, Soviet Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union (1938-46), dies at 60

About June 3, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini