June 3 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2015: Eleven convenience stores were raided and closed down in Operation T-Bone.
- 2014: Protective Life Corporation announced its acquisition by the Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co. of Tokyo, Japan for $5.7 billion.
- 2007: Inaugural Preserve Jazz Festival was held in Hoover.
- 2006: Alabaster CityFest was held.
- 2002: William F. Walker was named permanent president of Auburn University.
- 1984: Edgar Arendall retired from Dawson Memorial Baptist Church.
- 1982: Ground breaking ceremony for the Susan Mott Webb Nutrition Sciences Building at UAB.
- 1979: North Birmingham Church of God was rededicated as Lynnwood Church of God.
- 1927: Bus service to the Hollywood subdivision from downtown Birmingham began.
- 1904: Industrial High School held its first graduation at the 16th Street Baptist Church.
- 1872: Irondale's first post office was established.
- 1986: Pastor Darius McClure was born.
- 1965: Mike Shula, former head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide football team, was born in Baltimore, Maryland.
- 2017: Former Auburn University president James E. Martin died.
- 2011: Raymond's Five Points Market founder Raymond Josof died.
- 2009: Pathologist Joseph Cunningham died in Birmingham.
- 1950: Carpenter and Sunday School superintendent Dolphus Shields died.
- 2006: Birmingham Steeldogs 31 - Everett Hawks 40 at Everett.
- 1991: Wrestler Steve Austin won his first WCW singles championship during a taping of WCW Worldwide in Birmingham.
- 1985: Birmingham Stallions 29 - Houston Gamblers 27.
- 1984: Arizona Wranglers 38 - Birmingham Stallions 28 at Legion Field
- 1952: The Red Sox traded Walt Dropo to the Tigers.