On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st US Air Force Academy graduation in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • European Cup Final, Stuttgart: Real Madrid beats Stade de Reims, 2-0; 4th consecutive title for Los Blancos
  • Singapore adopts constitution

CommunicationHistoric Communication

US President Eisenhower routes Canadian premier Diefenbaker a message off the Moon

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
13th Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker
13th Prime Minister of Canada
John Diefenbaker

Famous Birthdays

  • Sam Mills, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers), (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Ole Windingstad, composer, dies at 73