History Blog

June 3

Happy Birthday RIP “Josephine Baker”(Freda McDonald 1906–1975) “Tony Curtis”(Bernard Schwartz 1925–2010) ; Chuck Barris–86 Ian Hunter Patterson–76 “Deniece Williams”(June Chandler)–65 Susan “Suzie” Plakson–57 Anderson Cooper–48 ; 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.