3 June It Happened Today
1808 Birth of Jefferson Davis, future president of the Confederate states of America.
1875 Death of French composer Georges Bizet.
1899 Death of Austrian composer Johann Strauss the Younger.
1911 Birth of American actress Paulette Goddard.
1925 Birth of American actor Tony Curtis.
1937 Former King of Great Britain Edward VIII marries Wallis Warfield Simpson, the woman for whom he abdicated the throne.
1986 Birth of Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal.