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 This day in History - June 3
429 Historic Events for June 3
1946

Michail I Kalinin, Pres (Supreme Soviet), dies at 60

Death
1946

Earl of Cromer, managing director (Inchcape (China) Ltd)

Birth
1947

Penelope Wilton, actress (Cry Freedom, Norman Conquests)

Birth
1947

Timothy David, diplomat

Birth
1947

British viceroy of India lord Mountbatten visits Pakistan

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1948

Hiroshi "Can" Kikuchi, Japan (stage)writer (Tjitj ka‰ru), dies at 59

Death
1948

"Sleepy Hallow" opens at St James Theater NYC for 12 performances

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1948

200" (5.08 m) Hale telescope dedicated at Palomar Observatory

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1948

Korczak Ziolkowski begins sculpture of Crazy Horse near Mt Rushmore

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1949

GN Clark becomes 1st female US treasurer

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1949

Dragnet is 1st broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles)

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1949

1st negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown)

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1949

David Evenett, MP (Conservative)

Birth
1949

Stephen Ruppenthal, composer

Birth
1949

Amedos Peter Giannine, founder of Bank of America dies at 79

Death
1950

French expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal

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1950

Marlene Elejarde, Havana Cuba, 4x100m runner (Olympic-silver-1968)

Birth
1950

Suzi Quatro[cchio], Detroit, singer (Stumblin')/actress (Happy Days)

Birth
1951

Deniece Williams, [Chandler], IN, singer (Love Wouldn't Let Me Wait)

Birth
1951

David Ogilvie, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1977-78)

Birth
1951

Christopher Cross, Texas, singer (Sailing)

Birth
1952

Billy Powell, keyboards (Lynyrd Skynyrd-That Smell, Freebird)

Birth
1952

Romanian premier Petru Groza chosen president

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1953

Alexander Cartwright founded baseball and not Abner Doubleday

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1953

Congress cites research of NYC librarian Robert Henderson in proving

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