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June 3: This Day That Year

June 3

- 1808 - Birthday: Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America (1861-65), born in Fairview, Kentucky (died December 6, 1889, age 81).

- 1865 - Birthday: George V, King of Great Britain (1910-36), born in Marlborough House, London, (died Jan 20, 1936, age 70).

- 1871 - USA: Jesse James & his gang robs Obocock Bank (Corydon Iowa), of $15,000.

- 1876 - Sport of Lacrosse was introduced in Britain & Canada.

- 1921 - USA: Cloudburst kills 120 in Colorado.

- 1924 - Franz Kafka, Czech writer dies (born July 3, 1883, age 40).

- 1929 - Chile & Peru sign the Treaty of Lima. Chile kept Arica and Peru gets Tacna back.

- 1931 - Birthday: Raúl Castro, 18th President of Cuba & former revolutionary, born in Biran, Holguin, Cuba.

- 1946 - Paris: 1st bikini bathing suit was displayed.

- 1959 - Singapore adopts its constitution

- 1962 - Paris: Air France Boeing 707 crashes on takeoff & killed 130 people.

- 1963 - Pope John XXIII (Angelo G Roncalli, 1958-63, dies (born Nov 25, 1881, age 81).

- 1971 - Imran Khan’s test cricket debut, v England at Edgbaston.

- 1986 - Birthday: Rafael Nadal, Spanish tennis player, born in Manacor, Balearic Islands, Spain.

- 1989 - Ayatollah Khomeini (Ruhollah Khomeini), Supreme leader of Iran (1979-89), dies because of a heart attack (born September 24, 1902, age 89).

- 2013 - China: 119 people killed due to fire in a poultry farm Jilin.

- 2015 - Ghana: 200 people killed by an explosion at a gasoline station in Accra.

- 2016 - Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay), American world heavyweight boxing champion (1964-70, 1974-80), dies (born January 17, 1942, age 74).

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