On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Battles in Beirut; 53 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrián Vallés, Spanish racing driver
  • Al Horford, American basketball player
  • Alexandros Karageorgiou, Greek archer
  • Brenden Richard Jefferson, African-American actor

Person of interestRafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal, Spanish tennis player (19 Grand Slam singles titles - 12 French Opens), born in Manacor, Balearic Islands, Spain

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • Tomas Verner, Czech Republic ice skater

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Neagle, English actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell), dies at 81
  • Arthur Charles Ernest Hoérée, Belgian-French composer, dies at 89
  • Patricia Wheel, actress (Christine-Woman to Remember), dies at 42