History Blog

June 3

Happy Birthday RIP “Josephine Baker”(Freda McDonald 1906–1975) “Tony Curtis”(Bernard Schwartz 1925–2010) ; Chuck Barris–85 Ian Hunter Patterson–75 “Deniece Williams”(June Chandler)–64 Susan “Suzie” Plakson–56 Anderson Cooper–47 ; 1889 – The first long-distance electric power transmission line in the United States is completed, running 14 miles (23 km) between a generator at Willamette Falls and downtown Portland, Oregon.