On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1961

Historical Events

  • "Wildcat" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 172 performances
  • 93rd Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Sherluck wins in 2:29.2

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

JFK & Khrushchev meet in Vienna

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev

Famous Birthdays

  • César Zabala, Paraguayan soccer defender (49 caps; Cerro Porteño), born in Luque, Paraguay (d. 2020)
  • Kevin Arnott, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman, 101* v NZ 1992)
  • Lawrence Lessig, American lawyer and author
  • Peter Glen Vidmar, gymnast (Olympic-2 gold/silver-1984), born in Los Angeles, California
1961 Highlights

About June 3, 1961

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini