On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 119 people are killed in a poultry farm fire in Jilin Province, China
  • 20 people, including 10 children, are killed by a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan

Music releaseMusic Single

Lorde releases her debut single "Royals" (2014 Grammy Song of the Year)

Singer Lorde
  • US extends sanctions against Iran through its automotive industry and currency

Famous Deaths

  • Deacon Jones, American NFL Hall of Fame Defensive End, dies from natural causes at 73
  • Frank Lautenberg, American Politician, dies from complications from pneumonia at 89