On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 2016

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • A week of heavy rains in Germany and France leave 10 dead and closing Paris museums along the Seine, including the Louve

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Swarbrick, British folk fiddler (Fairport Convention), dies at 75

Person of interestMuhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay], American boxer (world heavyweight champion 1964-7 74-8), dies of respiratory illness at 74

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali