On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 2019

Historical Events

  • Apple announces it is shutting down iTunes and replacing it with three different apps
  • Canadian government inquiry find deaths of over 1,000 indigenous women and girls over decades who have been murdered or are missing a "national genocide"

Music History

Jay-Z named the world's first billionaire rapper by Forbes magazine

  • MLB Draft: Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman first pick by Baltimore Orioles
  • Sudanese military attacks protesters in Khartoum killing 100 people, some dumped in the river Nile, prompting international condemnation
  • US federal government departments and Congress begin anti-trust investigations into large tech companies including Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon

Historic Event

US President Donald Trump begins a three-day visit to the UK by calling London Mayor Sadiq Khan "a stone cold loser" after Khan called Trump's language that of a 20th century fascist

Famous Deaths

  • Ruma Guha Thakurta, Indian singer, actress, and founder of Calcutta Youth Choir, dies at 84
2019 Highlights

About June 3, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

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