What Happened on May 31, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 79th Belmont: Ruperto Donoso aboard Phalanx wins in 2:29.6
  • Communists seize power in Hungary
  • Eastern DC-4 crashes between Ft Deposit & Perryville Md, kills 53
  • Italian government of Gasperi forms

Famous Birthdays

  • William H Campbell Jr, rocker

Famous Deaths

  • Adrienne Ames, actress (Black Sheep, 24 Hours), dies at 39
  • Henri Casadesus, French violist/composer (viola d'amour), dies at 67