What Happened on June 3, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Hot Rod Lincoln" by Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen hits #9
  • 1st female US rabbi installed, Sally J Priesand at 25

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Women's Tennis: American icon Billie Jean King wins her only French singles title; beats Evonne Goolagong of Australia 6-3, 6-3

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Kennedy, New Zealand cricket medium pace bowler (NZ 4 Tests), born in Dunedin, NZ