What Happened on June 1, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)
  • British government grants Cyrenaica (East-Libya) independence
  • KSL TV channel 5 in Salt Lake City, UT (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Microfilm copies of "Newsweek" magazine 1st offered

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Levine, rock keyboardist/bassist (Triumph)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz wed for the second time

Comedienne/Actress Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball
Actor Desi Arnaz
Desi Arnaz