What Happened on June 1, 1949

Historical Events

  • British government grants Cyrenaica (East-Libya) independence
  • KSL TV channel 5 in Salt Lake City, UT (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Levine, Canadian rock keyboardist, bassist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz wed for the second time

1949 Highlights

About June 1, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini