June 3, 1963 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • A Northwest Airlines DC-7 crashes in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of British Columbia, killing 101

Birthdays in History

  • Rudy Demotte, Belgian politician
  • Yuri Yuriyevich Krikun, Russian cosmonaut

Deaths in History

  • Nazim Hikmet, Turkish poet (Tosun Pasa, The Passenger), dies at 61

Person of interestJohn XXIII

Pope John XXIII [Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli], 261st Pope (1958-63), dies at 81