On This Day

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

LoveWedding of Interest

Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz wed for the second time

Actress and Comedian Lucille Ball
Actress and Comedian
Lucille Ball
Actor Desi Arnaz
Desi Arnaz

1949 Highlights

About June 1, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini