On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1966

Historical Events

  • European DX Council forms in Copenhagen (shortwave listeners)
  • Gemini 9 launched; 7th US 2-man flight (Stafford & Cernan)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Janovitz, American rock singer-songwriter, guitarist (Buffalo Tom), music writer, and real estate agent, born in Queens, New York City
  • Wasim Akram, cricketer (brilliant Pakistani lefty fast bowler)

Famous Deaths

  • Alice Calhoun, American silent film actress (Flowing Gold; Between Friends; Pampered Youth), and movie theater owner, dies of cancer at 65
1966 Highlights

About June 3, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini