What Happened on June 3, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st African American to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown)
  • Dragnet is 1st broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles)
  • GN Clark becomes 1st female US treasurer

Famous Birthdays

  • David Evenett, MP (Conservative)
  • Stephen Ruppenthal, composer

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAmadeo Giannini

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

Banker and Entrepreneur Amadeo Giannini
Banker and Entrepreneur
Amadeo Giannini
  • Amedos Peter Giannine, founder of Bank of America dies at 79