What Happened on June 3, 1949

Historical Events

  • 1st African American to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown)
  • Dragnet is 1st broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles)
  • Georgia Neese Clark Gray becomes the 1st female Treasurer of the United States
1949 History

Famous Birthdays

  • David Evennett, British politician (Conservative), born in Romford, England
  • Stephen Ruppenthal, American trumpet player and composer (Kakao - Poetic Lippudenies of the Ungumptious)
Born in 1949

Famous Deaths

Amadeo GianniniAmadeo Giannini (1870-1949)

American banker and entrepreneur (founded Bank of America), dies at 79

About June 3, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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