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 This day in History - June 3
429 Historic Events for June 3
1898

Samuel Plimsoll, English MP ( Folkestone), dies at 74

Death
1899

Georg von Bekesy, Budapest Hungary, physician (Nobel-1961)

Birth
1899

W G Grace's last day of Test cricket aged 50 yrs 320 days

Event
1899

Johann Baptist Strauss, Austria, composer (Waltz King), dies at 73

Death
1900

Gerard den Brabander, [Jan G Jofriet], poet (Nothing New)

Birth
1901

Maurice Evans, Dorchester England, actor (Maurice-Bewitched)

Birth
1902

Edward Wayne, physician (Queen of Scotland)

Birth
1904

Vincent Tancred, cricket (Bernard and Louis bro, Test for S A), suicide

Death
1904

Jan Peerce, [Jacob Pincus Perelmuth], NYC, tenor (NY Met Opera)

Birth
1904

Charles Richard Drew, pioneer of blood plasma research

Birth
1906

Walter Robins, cricketer (dynamic England leg-spin all-rounder)

Birth
1906

Robert Brown Black, British diplomat/gov (Hong Kong)

Birth
1906

Norman Gallichan, cricketer (all-rounder in 1 Test NZ v England 1937)

Birth
1906

Louis Simmonds, bookseller

Birth
1906

Josephine Baker, dancer/Parisian night club owner (Folies-BergŠre)

Birth
1906

Belgian King Leopold II calls Congo his private possession

Event
1907

Antonio Emmanvilovich Spadavecchia, composer

Birth
1908

Eddie Acuff, actor (Guns of the Pecos, Phantom Creeps, Outer Gate)

Birth
1908

Adele Dixon, actress (Calling the Tune)

Birth
1910

Wilfred Thesiger, explorer/writer

Birth
1911

Ellen Corby, Racine Wisc, actress (Grandma Walton-Waltons)

Birth
1911

Mason Gross, Dr/TV professor (Think Fast, Two for the Money)

Birth
1911

Olaf Okern, Norway, Nordic skier (Olympic-medal-1948)

Birth
1911

"Come Josephine in My Flying Machine" hits #1

Event
1911

Paulette Goddard, [Marion Levy], Switz, actress (Great Dictator)

Birth