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 This day in History - July 1
549 Historic Events for July 1
1947

Clarence Lucas, composer, dies at 80

Death
1947

Brit Dominion Affairs office becomes Commonwealth Relations office

Event
1947

192m long passenger ship Willem Ruys (Achille Lauro) launched

Event
1947

Marc Benno, rocker

Birth
1948

Brooklyn's Roy Campanella debuts as catcher

Event
1948

Bradman scores 128 Australia v Surrey, 141 mins, 15 fours

Event
1948

NYC subway fare goes to 10›, bus fare to 7› and combo fare at 12›

Event
1949

Louis Davids, [Simon David], cabaret artist, dies at 65

Death
1949

WCCO TV channel 4 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1949

Andrew Scott, rocker (Sweet)

Birth
1949

WBRC TV channel 6 in Birmingham, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1949

Bao Dai's Republic of Vietnam gains independence from France

Event
1949

63rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Ted Schroeder beat Drobny (36 60 63 46 64)

Event
1950

Edward Faber Schneider, composer, dies at 77

Death
1950

WHBF TV channel 4 in Rock Island, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1950

NYC bus fare rises to 10› equal to subway fare, combo fare at 15›

Event
1950

1st 407 US soldiers flown to South Korea

Event
1950

Eliel Saarinen, Fins/US architect (Chicago Trib building), dies at 76

Death
1950

"Lost in the Stars" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 281 perfs

Event
1951

Fred Schneider, Newark Ga, vocalist/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster)

Birth
1951

Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open

Event
1951

Cleve Indian Bob Feller, 3rd no-hitter beats Det Tigers, 2-1

Event
1951

Daryl Anderson, Seattle, actor (Animal-Lou Grant)

Birth
1951

Trevor Eve, Wales, actor (Shadow Chasers)

Birth
1952

Dan Aykroyd, Ottawa Canada, comedian/actor (SNL, Dragnet)

Birth