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Know what happened on 03rd June


Importance of 03rd June in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 03rd June special in the world history.

2002
Two Bank Holidays declared in UK to celebrate the Queen's Golden Jubilee
Great Britain
1998
Eschede train disaster: a high-speed train derailed in Lower Saxony, Germany, killing 101 people.
Germany
1989
Death of Ayatollah Khomeini, Iranian Shiite cleric and political leader
Iran, Islamic Republic of
1968
American Pop artist Andy Warhol was shot and critically wounded at his New York studio ‘The Factory’ by actress Valerie Solanas.
United States
1967
Death of Arthur Ransome, British children's writer
Great Britain
1959
Singapore became a self-governing state
Singapore
1946
First modern bikini shown, at a fashion event in Paris. It had been created Louis Reard, a French engineer.
France
1946
Third Class travel ended on British Railways.
Great Britain
1942
The Battle of Midway began in the Pacific, with the USA fighting against Japanese naval forces
United States
1942
Birth of Curtis Mayfield, blues musician
United States
1940
Evacuation of Dunkirk ends
Great Britain
1937
The Duke of Windsor married Wallis Simpson
Great Britain
1933
Death of William Muldoon, American professional wrestler .
United States
1924
Death of Franz Kafka, writer
Czech Republic
1899
Death of Johann Strauss the Younger, composer of The Blue Danube and other waltzes
Austria
1875
Death of Georges Bizet, composer - unappreciated in his lifetime but now hailed as a master.
France
1808
Birth of Jefferson Davis, the first and only President of the Confederate States of America.
United States
1659
Death of Morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan writer and preacher
Great Britain
1658
Pope Alexander VII appointed François de Laval the first Roman Catholic bishop of New France.
France
1657
Death of William Harvey, English physician who discovered the circulation of blood around the body
Great Britain
1608
French sailor and explorer Samuel de Champlain completed his third voyage to New France, landing at Tadoussac, Quebec.
France
1098
The end of the first siege of Antioch as the city falls to the Crusaders. (First Crusade)
Syrian Arab Republic
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