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This Date in History for June 3

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1851 – 1st baseball uniforms worn when the NY Knickerbockers wear a uniform of straw hats, white shirts and long blue trousers.

1888 – Baseball poem “Casey at the Bat” 1st published by the San Francisco Examiner.

1911 – “Come Josephine in My Flying Machine” record by Fred Fisher and Alfred Bryan, sung by Ada Jones and Billy Murray hits #1.

1925 – Goodyear airship “Pilgrim” makes the first with an enclosed cabin.

1939 – “Beer Barrel Polka” hits #1 on the pop singles chart by Will Glahe.

1949 – 1st African American to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown)

1949 – Dragnet is 1st broadcast on radio (KFI in Low Angeles)

1959 – 1st US Air Force Academy graduation in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

1961 – JFK & Khrushchev meet in Vienna.

1964 – Rolling Stones begin 1st US tour (with Bobby Goldsboro & Bobby Vee)

1968 – Poor Peoples March on Washington, D.C.

1969 – Last episode of Star Trek airs on NBC (Turnabout Intruder)

1972 – “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen hits #9.

1977 – US & Cuba talk about diplomatic relations.

1984 – LPGA Championship Women’s Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Defending champion Patty Sheehan finishes 10 strokes ahead to runners-up Pat Bradley and Beth Daniel.

1992 – Joan Lunden ordered to pay her ex-husband $18,000 a month support.

2012 – Tiger Woods claims his 73rd PGA tour victory with a 2 stroke win over Andres Romera & Rory Sabbatini in the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village GC: equals Jack Nicklaus’s record.

2015 – Dr. Jesse Selber performs the world’s first partial-skull and scalp transplant at Houston Methodist Hospital.

2018 – Golden State guard Stephen Curry breaks Ray Allen’s NBA Finals record for most 3-pointers with 9 in the Warriors 122-103 Game 3 win over Cleveland Cavaliers.

2020 – Former Defense Secretary James Mattis says in The Atlantic: “Donald Trump is the first president in my lifetime who does not try to unite the American people —does not even pretend to try, instead, he tries to divide us.”