What Happened on June 3, 2017

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Largest-ever exhibition of works by Piet Mondrian opens at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, Netherlands to mark centenary of De Stijl movement

  • Rock climber Alex Honnold makes first-ever free solo climb of El Capitan, Yosemite National Park (depicted in "Free Solo" Academy Award winning Best Documentary 2018)
  • Terrorist attack in Borough Market, London by three men who drive van into pedestrians then stab and kill 7 and wound 48. Attackers shot dead by British police.

Event of Interest

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum opens in Springfield, Massachusetts

UEFA Champions League Final

UEFA Champions League Final, Cardiff: Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as defending champions Real Madrid thrash Juventus, 4-1 for 12th title; Juventus loses 5th consecutive final

2017 History

Famous Weddings

  • Actress, singer and Broadway star Bell Bundy (36) weds TBS executive Thom Hinkle at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Piersall, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1954, 56; his bipolar disorder subject book & film, "Fear Strikes Out"), dies at 87

About June 3, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

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