On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1962

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

Lee Harvey Oswald arrives by train in Oldenzaal, Netherlands

  • 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? 59 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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