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  • Warrenton, Virginia, U.S.
    Monday Jun 3, 1861

    Memorial day

    First civil war grave decorated

    Warrenton, Virginia, U.S.
    Monday Jun 3, 1861

    On June 3, 1861, Warrenton, Virginia, was the location of the first Civil War soldier's grave ever to be decorated, according to a Richmond Times-Dispatch newspaper article in 1906. This decoration was for the funeral of the first soldier killed in action during the Civil War, John Quincy Marr, who died on June 1, 1861, during a skirmish at Battle of Fairfax Courthouse in Virginia.




  • Russian Empire
    Saturday Jun 3, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    Cossacks break up a workers' meeting

    Russian Empire
    Saturday Jun 3, 1905

    3 June: Cossacks break up a workers' meeting, arresting over 20 men. Workers start sabotaging telephone wires and burn down a mill.




  • Tisza River, Hungary
    Tuesday Jun 3, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Romania was Forced Into Further Retreat

    Tisza River, Hungary
    Tuesday Jun 3, 1919

    On 3 June, Romania was forced into further retreat but extended its line of defence along the Tisza River and reinforced its position with the 8th Division, which had been moving forward from Bukovina since 22 May.




  • Birán, Cuba
    Wednesday Jun 3, 1931

    Raúl Castro

    Born

    Birán, Cuba
    Wednesday Jun 3, 1931

    Raúl Modesto Castro Ruz was born in Birán, Cuba.




  • Alcocero, Burgos, Spain
    Thursday Jun 3, 1937

    Spanish Civil War

    Mola was killed

    Alcocero, Burgos, Spain
    Thursday Jun 3, 1937

    Mola, Franco's second-in-command, was killed on 3 June, in an airplane accident.




  • Château de Candé, near Tours, France
    Thursday Jun 3, 1937

    Edward VIII

    Marriage

    Château de Candé, near Tours, France
    Thursday Jun 3, 1937

    The Duke married Simpson, who had changed her name by deed poll to Wallis Warfield, in a private ceremony on 3 June 1937, at Château de Candé, near Tours, France. When the Church of England refused to sanction the union, a County Durham clergyman, the Reverend Robert Anderson Jardine (Vicar of St Paul's, Darlington), offered to perform the ceremony, and the Duke accepted. George VI forbade members of the royal family to attend, to the lasting resentment of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Edward had particularly wanted his brothers the Dukes of Gloucester and Kent and his second cousin Lord Louis Mountbatten to attend the ceremony.




  • Algiers, Algeria
    Monday Jun 3, 1957

    Algerian War

    Yacef's forces planted bombs in street lamps at bus stops in the centre of Algiers

    Algiers, Algeria
    Monday Jun 3, 1957

    On 3 June Yacef's forces planted bombs in street lamps at bus stops in the centre of Algiers, the explosions killed eight and wounded 90, a mix of French and Muslims., the explosions killed eight and wounded 90, a mix of French and Muslims.


  • Manacor, island of Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
    Tuesday Jun 3, 1986

    Rafael Nadal

    Birth

    Manacor, island of Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
    Tuesday Jun 3, 1986

    Rafael Nadal was born in Manacor, a town on the island of Mallorca in the Balearic Islands, Spain.


  • Beijing, China
    Saturday Jun 3, 1989

    1989 Tiananmen Square protests

    The PLA Units advanced on Beijing From Every Direction

    Beijing, China
    Saturday Jun 3, 1989

    On the evening of 3 June, state-run television warned residents to stay indoors but crowds of people took to the streets, as they had two weeks before, to block the incoming army. PLA units advanced on Beijing from every direction—the 38th, 63rd and 28th Armies from the west, the 15th Airborne Corps, 20th, 26th and 54th Armies from the south, the 39th Army and the 1st Armored Division from the east and the 40th and 64th Armies from the north.


  • Beijing, China
    Saturday Jun 3, 1989

    1989 Tiananmen Square protests

    Students and Residents discovered Troops dressed in Plainclothes Trying To Smuggle Weapons Into The City

    Beijing, China
    Saturday Jun 3, 1989

    On the morning of 3 June, students and residents discovered troops dressed in plainclothes trying to smuggle weapons into the city. The students seized and handed the weapons to Beijing Police. The students protested outside the Xinhua Gate of the Zhongnanhai leadership compound and the police fired tear gas. Unarmed troops emerged from the Great Hall of the People and were quickly met with crowds of protesters. Several protesters tried to injure the troops as they collided outside the Great Hall of the People, forcing soldiers to retreat, but only for a short while.


  • Reading, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 3, 1991

    Prince William

    Depressed fracture of the skull

    Reading, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 3, 1991

    On 3 June 1991, William was admitted to Royal Berkshire Hospital after being accidentally hit on the forehead by a fellow student wielding a golf club. He suffered a depressed fracture of the skull and was operated on at Great Ormond Street Hospital, resulting in a permanent scar. In a 2009 interview, he dubbed this scar a "Harry Potter scar" and said, "I call it that because it glows sometimes and some people notice it—other times they don't notice it at all".


  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Tuesday Jun 3, 1997

    Pope Francis

    Archbishop of Buenos Aires

    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Tuesday Jun 3, 1997

    On 3 June 1997, Bergoglio was appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Buenos Aires with right of automatic succession.


  • Serbia
    Thursday Jun 3, 1999

    Kosovo War

    Milošević accepted the terms of an international peace plan

    Serbia
    Thursday Jun 3, 1999

    On 3 June 1999, Milošević accepted the terms of an international peace plan to end the fighting, with the national parliament adopting the proposal amid contentious debate with delegates coming close to fistfights at some points.


  • Milan, Italy
    Wednesday Jun 3, 2009

    Kaká

    Real Madrid Offer

    Milan, Italy
    Wednesday Jun 3, 2009

    On 3 June 2009, it was reported that newly elected Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez had offered to buy Kaká from Milan for a reported €68.5 million.


  • Orlando, Florida, U.S.
    Friday Jun 3, 2011

    Shaquille O'Neal

    Officially announce his retirement

    Orlando, Florida, U.S.
    Friday Jun 3, 2011

    On June 3, 2011, O'Neal held a press conference at his home in Orlando to officially announce his retirement. O'Neal established himself as an overpowering low post presence, putting up career averages of 23.7 points on .582 field goal accuracy, 10.9 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game.


  • Istanbul, Turkey
    Tuesday Jun 3, 2014

    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

    Lifting The ban

    Istanbul, Turkey
    Tuesday Jun 3, 2014

    However, the block of Twitter proved ineffective, with traffic increasing a record 138%, and #TwitterisblockedinTurkey becoming the top trending term worldwide. To circumvent the block, Google suggested Turks use Google Public DNS at 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4, numbers which were soon graffitied in dozens of locations around Istanbul. President Abdullah Gül criticized the Twitter ban. Two months later, on 3 June, Turkey's telecommunications watchdog ordered the ban to be lifted, after a ruling by the Constitutional Court.


  • India
    Wednesday Jun 3, 2015

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    2015 Indian Heat Wave

    India
    Wednesday Jun 3, 2015

    In May 2015, India was struck by a severe heat wave. As of 3 June 2015, it has caused the deaths of at least 2,500 people in multiple regions. The heat wave occurred during the Indian dry season, which typically lasts from March to July with peak temperatures in April and May.


  • Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
    Friday Jun 3, 2016

    Muhammad Ali Clay

    Death

    Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
    Friday Jun 3, 2016

    Ali was hospitalized in Scottsdale on June 2, 2016, with a respiratory illness. Though his condition was initially described as "fair", it worsened, and he died the following day at age 74 from septic shock.


  • Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jun 3, 2017

    Zinedine Zidane

    2017 UEFA Champions League

    Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jun 3, 2017

    The 2017 UEFA Champions League Final was the final match of the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League, the 62nd season of Europe's premier club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 25th season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs' Cup to the UEFA Champions League. It was played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales on 3 June 2017, between Italian side Juventus and Spanish side and title holders Real Madrid, in a repeat of the 1998 final. Real Madrid won the match 4–1 to secure their 12th title in this competition. With this victory, as the defending champions, Real Madrid became the first ever team to successfully defend their title in the Champions League era, and the first to do so since Milan in 1990. On the other hand, Juventus lost a fifth final in a row and a seventh in nine finals reached.


  • Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jun 3, 2017

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    2017 UEFA Champions League Final

    Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jun 3, 2017

    It was played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales on 3 June 2017, between Italian side Juventus and Spanish side and titleholders Real Madrid, in a repeat of the 1998 final. Real Madrid won the match 4–1 to secure their 12th title in this competition. This was fourth Champions League title awarded by Cristiano Ronaldo.


  • Piscataway, New Jersey, U.S.
    Monday Jun 3, 2019

    Huawei

    Revoking IEEE ban For Huawei

    Piscataway, New Jersey, U.S.
    Monday Jun 3, 2019

    IEEE ban was revoked on June 3rd 2019.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Jun 3, 2019

    Google LLC

    Investigating Google For antitrust Violations

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Jun 3, 2019

    On June 3, 2019, the United States Department of Justice reported that it would investigate Google for antitrust violations.


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