What Happened on August 3, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Basketball Association of America & National Basketball League merge to form National Basketball Association
  • Republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire

Famous Birthdays

  • Morris "B. B." Dickerson, American bassist (War, Low Rider, Outlaw), born in Torrence, California
  • Reed Waller, American comic book author
  • Valeri Vasiliev, Gorky Soviet Union, ice hockey defenceman (2x oly gold), (d. 2012)