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3 June

713 – Byzantine Empire – Philippikos deposed, Anastasios II became Emperor. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippikos_Bardanes https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anastasios_II

1326 – Russia – Treaty of Novgorod signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Novgorod_(1326)

1653 – England – Battle of Gabbard ended (First Anglo-Dutch War). http://bcw-project.org/military/first-anglo-dutch-war/gabbard https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Gabbard

1770 – Haiti – Earthquake measuring 7.5Mw, epicentre in Port-au-Prince, 200+ killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1770_Port-au-Prince_earthquake

1828 – Ecuador, Peru, Colombia – Gran Colombia-Peru War began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gran_Colombia%E2%80%93Peru_War


1861 – USA – Battle of Philippi (American Civil War). https://youtu.be/2D3Wqc7jemA  WARNING!  Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Philippi_(West_Virginia)

1862 – UK – Riot at Wardsend Cemetery, Sheffield against rumoured bodysnatching. http://www.chrishobbs.com/sheffield/agraveaffair1862.htm

1885 – Canada – North-west Rebellion ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North-West_Rebellion

1898 – China – Hundred Days’ Reform began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hundred_Days%27_Reform

1916 – USA – National Defence Act signed into law. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Defense_Act_of_1916

1932 – Mexico – Earthquake measuring 8.2Mw, epicentre in Jalisco, 400 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1932_Jalisco_earthquakes


1935 – Canada – On-to-Ottawa Trek began. https://youtu.be/_9smVHd3dyg WARNING!  Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On-to-Ottawa_Trek


1937 – UK – Duke of Windsor married Wallis Simpson. https://youtu.be/AfNkZWAGgsc  http://www.theguardian.com/books/2009/jun/04/archive-duke-windsor-wedding

1940 – France – German Luftwaffe bombed Paris (Operation Paula, WWII). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Paula

1941 – Greece – Germans razed Kandanos, 180 killed (WWII). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Razing_of_Kandanos

1942 – Aleutian Islands – Aleutian Islands Campaign began (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aleutian_Islands_Campaign

1942 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Bremen (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1943 – USSR – Soviet Air Force plane crashed, 6 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430603-2

1944 – Algeria – RAF plane crashed near Oujda, 16 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440603-2

1945 – Indonesia – US Navy plane crashed at Tanahmeja, 1 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450603-4

1946 – USA – US Navy plane crashed at Escambia Bay, FL, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19460603-0

1950 – Nepal – Maurice Herzog & Louis Lacahenal became first to climb Annapurna. http://www.himalayamasala.com/himalayan-climbs/annapurna-i-northeast-face-1950

1951 – South Korea – Two USAF planes crashed near Inje, 10 killed (Korean War). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19510603-1

1951 – USA – USAF plane crashed near New Boston, TX, 10 killed (Korean War). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19510603-3

1954 – Slovenia – Sabena plane crashed near Maribor, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19540603-0

1955 – Chad – Union Aéromaritime de Transport plane crashed at Fort Lamy Airport, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19550603-0

1962 – France – Air France Flight 007 crashed at Orly Airport, Paris, 130 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19620603-0

1963 – Rome – Pope John XXIII died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_John_XXIII

1963 – USA – Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 293 crashed near Annette Island, Alaska, 101 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19630603-1

1963 – Vietnam – Hue Chemical Attacks (Buddhist Crisis). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hu%E1%BA%BF_chemical_attacks

1965 – USA – Gemini 4 launched. http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1965-043A


1969 – South Vietnam – HMAS Melbourne & USS Frank E Evans collision. https://youtu.be/8cK0kolfwUw WARNING!  Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melbourne%E2%80%93Evans_collision

1973 – France – Tupolev Design Bureau plane crashed at Goussainville, 14 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19730603-0

1979 – Gulf of Mexico – Blowout at Ixtoc I oil well, caused oil spill. http://home.versatel.nl/the_sims/rig/ixtoc1.htm

1980 – USA – Tornadoes hit Grand Island, Nebraska, 5 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1980_Grand_Island_tornado_outbreak


1991 – Japan – Mount Unzen, Kyūshū erupted, 43 killed. https://youtu.be/Cvjwt9nnwXY  WARNING!  Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing  http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/unzen-eruptions.html


1998 – Germany – High Speed train derailed in Lower Saxony, 101 killed. https://youtu.be/0fMWlSjeMnM WARNING!  Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eschede_train_disaster

2001 – Kermadec Islands – Earthquake measuring 7.2Mw.

2007 – Sierra Leone – Paramount Airlines helicopter crashed at Lungi, 22 killed. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/6715937.stm

2012 – Nigeria – Dana Air Flight 992 crashed near Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport, 163 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20120603-0


2012 – UK – Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant. https://youtu.be/bmGqWdYEw_w   http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18312403 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thames_Diamond_Jubilee_Pageant

2013 – China – Jilin Baoyuanfeng Poultry Plant fire, 120 killed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22749938

York

1642 – Crowd assembled at Heworth Moor to hear Charles I speak.