June 3 in Pop Culture History
1621 – The Dutch West India Company received a charter for New Netherland (now eastern US) and the Caribbean.
1888 – The poem Casey at the Bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, was published in the San Francisco Examiner.
1889 – The first long-distance electric power transmission line in the United States was completed, 14 miles between a generator at Willamette Falls and downtown Portland, Oregon.
1948 – The …