On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1953

Historical Events

  • KVOS TV channel 12 in Bellingham/Vancouver, WA (CBS) begins

Famous Deaths

  • Florence Price, American composer (Wanamaker Prize 1932) and 1st African-American woman to have a composition played by a major orchestra, dies at 66
1953 Highlights

About June 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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