The following is a list of notable world figures who died on June 3rd.

  1. 1395 - Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria
  2. 1397 - William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (b. 1328)
  3. 1411 - Duke Leopold IV of Austria (b. 1371)
  4. 1548 - Juan de Zumárraga, Spanish Catholic bishop of Mexico (b. 1468)
  5. 1594 - John Aylmer, English political theorist (b. 1521)
  6. 1640 - Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584)
  7. 1657 - William Harvey, English physician (b. 1578)
  8. 1649 - Manuel de Faria e Sousa, Portuguese historian and poet (b. 1590)
  9. 1659 - Morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619)
  10. 1780 - Thomas Hutchinson, American colonial governor of Massachusetts (b. 1711)
  11. 1818 - Egwale Seyon, Emperor of Ethiopia.
  12. 1826 - Nikolai Mikhailovich Karamzin, Russian writer (b. 1766)
  13. 1858 - Julius Reubke, German composer (b. 1834)
  14. 1861 - Stephen A. Douglas, American politician (b. 1813)
  15. 1875 - Georges Bizet, French composer (b. 1838)
  16. 1877 - Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Austrian musicologist (b. 1800
  17. 1882 - Christian Wilberg, German painter (b. 1839)
  18. 1894 - Karl Eduard Zachariae, German expert on Byzantine Law (b. 1812)
  19. 1899 - Johann Strauss II, Austrian composer (b. 1825)
  20. 1924 - Franz Kafka, Czech novelist (b. 1883)
  21. 1928 - Li Yüan-hung, Chinese general and political figure (b. 1864)
  22. 1933 - William Muldoon, wrestler (b. 1852)
  23. 1955 - Barbara Graham, American murderer (b. 1923)
  24. 1963 - Nazim Hikmet, Turkish poet (b. 1902)
  25. 1963 - Pope John XXIII (b. 1881)
  26. 1964 - Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Finnish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
  27. 1970 - Hjalmar Schacht, Nazi official (b. 1877)
  28. 1971 - Heinz Hopf, German mathematician (b. 1894)
  29. 1973 - Dory Funk, Professional wrestler
  30. 1975 - Ozzie Nelson, American band leader, producer, director, and actor (b. 1906)
  31. 1975 - Eisaku Sato, Prime Minister of Japan, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1901)
  32. 1977 - Archibald Vivian Hill, English physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1886)
  33. 1977 - Roberto Rossellini, Italian film director (b. 1906)
  34. 1983 - Nanna, Rafi Khawar, Lollywood actor, Lahore
  35. 1989 - Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Iranian Shi'ite leader (b. 1900)
  36. 1989 - John McCauley, NHL official
  37. 1990 - Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (b. 1949)
  38. 1990 - Robert Noyce, American inventor (b. 1927)
  39. 1991 - Katia Krafft, French volcanologist (eruption) (b. 1942)
  40. 1991 - Maurice Krafft, French volcanologist (eruption) (b. 1946)
  41. 1992 - Robert Morley, English actor (b. 1908)
  42. 1997 - Dennis James, American television personality (b. 1917)
  43. 1998 - Poul Bundgaard, Danish actor and singer (b. 1922)
  44. 2001 - Anthony Quinn, Mexican-born actor (b. 1915)
  45. 2003 - Felix de Weldon, Austrian sculptor (b. 1907)
  46. 2005 - Harold Cardinal, Cree political leader, writer, and lawyer (b. 1945)
  47. 2006 - Johnny Grande, Original accordion/piano/keyboard player for Bill Haley's Comets (b. 1932)