On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1962

Historical Events

  • Air France Boeing 707 crashes on takeoff from Paris, kills 130

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lee Harvey Oswald arrives by train in Oldenzaal, Netherlands

Former Soldier and Assassin Lee Harvey Oswald
Former Soldier and Assassin
Lee Harvey Oswald
  • WBKO TV channel 13 in Bowling Green, KY (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Connie Price-Smith, discus thrower (Olympic 5th-96), born in Saint Charles, Missouri
  • Susannah Constantine, British fashion guru
1962 Highlights

About June 3, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini