On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 2005

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

'The Knight of Sainte-Hermine' by Alexandre Dumas is published in France by Editions Ph├ębus, completed by Claude Schopp, 135 years after the author's death.

Famous Weddings

  • Earl of Mornington, Arthur Wellesley (27) weds great-granddaughter of Lord Beaverbrook and model and make-up artist Jemma Kidd (30) in a seaside ceremony on the beach near Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Cardinal, Cree political leader, writer, and lawyer, dies of lung cancer at 60
  • Leon Askin, Austrian actor (One, Two, Three, Charlie Farrell Show), dies at 97
2005 Highlights

About June 3, 2005

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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