On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 2001

Historical Events

Tony Awards

55th Tony Awards: "The Producers" and "Proof" win

  • Iraq announces that it will halt crude oil exports in response to the UN's resolution that extends the oil-for-food program by only 1 month, instead of the normal 6-month period

Television Premiere

TV drama "Six Feet Under" created by Alan Ball, starring Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall and Frances Conroy premieres on HBO

Television Writer and Director Jill Soloway
Television Writer and Director
Jill Soloway

US Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Pine Needles Lodge & GC: Defending champion Karrie Webb of Australia repeats by 8 strokes ahead of runner-up Se Ri Pak; largest margin in 21 years

LPGA Golfer Se Ri Pak
LPGA Golfer
Se Ri Pak
Golfer Karrie Webb
Golfer
Karrie Webb

Famous Weddings

Tina Fey

American writer and actress Tina Fey (31) weds "Saturday Night Live" composer Jeff Richmond (40) in a Greek Orthodox ceremony at The Merion Tribute House, Merion Station, Pennsylvania

Actress & Writer Tina Fey
Actress & Writer
Tina Fey

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio "Anthony" Quinn, Mexican actor (Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia, Lust for Life), dies from complications of throat cancer at 86
2001 Highlights

About June 3, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini