Historical Events In June - 03
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1948 Korczak Ziolkowski begins sculpture of Crazy Horse near Mt Rushmore on this day in history.
1948 On this day in history the 200" (5.08 m) Hale telescope dedicated at Palomar Observatory
1948 "Sleepy Hallow" opens at St James Theater NYC for 12 performances on this day in history.
1949 Dragnet is first broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles) on June - 03.
1949 The first negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown) on June - 03.
1949 On June - 03 1st negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown)
1949 Amedos Peter Giannine, founder of Bank of America dies at 79 on this day in history.
1950 French expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal on June - 03.
1952 Romanian premier Petru Groza chosen president on June - 03.
1953 On June - 03 congress cites research of NYC librarian Robert Henderson in proving
1955 On June - 03 kLFY TV channel 10 in Lafayette, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956 On this day in history 3rd class travel on British Railways ends
1957 Howard Cosell's first TV show on this day in history.
1957 On June - 03 howard Cosell's 1st TV show
1958 On June - 03 referendum allows city to sell Chavez Ravine to the Dodgers
1959 1st US Air Force Academy graduation on this day in history.
1959 On June - 03 ole Windingstad, composer, dies at 73
1960 On this day in history seven helicopters of HS-4 from Yorktown rescued 53 merchant seamen from the British freighter Shun Lee which was breaking up on Pratas Reef, 500 miles northwest of Manila
1960 Test launchings of Bullpup air-to-surface missiles from a Marine Corps HUS-1 helicopter were successfully completed at the Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River on this day in history.
1962 Air France Boeing 707 crashes on takeoff from Paris, kills 130 on June - 03.
1963 John XXIII, [Angelo G Roncalli], Pope (1958-63), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history ringo Starr collapses from tonsilitis &pharyngitis
1964 Rolling Stones begin first US tour (with Bobby Goldsboro &Bobby Vee) on June - 03.
1965 Gemini 4 launched; 2nd US 2-man flight (McDivitt &White) on this day in history.
1966 On June - 03 gemini 9 launched; 7th US 2-man flight (Stafford &Cernan)
1966 On June - 03 alice Calhoun, actress (Flowing Gold, Between Friends), dies at 65
1967 Arthur Mitchell Ransome, critic/children's book author, dies on this day in history.
1970 On June - 03 douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Fries boer/writer, dies at 70
1974 On this day in history yitzhak Rabin takes over from Golda Meir as Israels premier
1975 Ozzie Nelson, actor (Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1976 On this day in history queen's Bhoemian Rhapsody goes gold
1976 US presented with oldest known copy of Magna Carta on June - 03.
1979 The oil rig Ixtoc I in Gulf of Mexico blows; 3 million bbl of oil spilled on June - 03.
1979 On June - 03 arno Schmidt, writer, dies at 65