What Happened on May 30, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st major league network baseball game-Cleveland 7, Chicago 2

Sport awardTennis Open

52nd Men's French Championships: Ken Rosewall beats Victor Elias Seixas (6-3, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2)

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ken Rosewall
  • 52nd Women's French Championships: Maureen Connolly beats Doris Hart (6-2, 6-4)
  • Indianapolis 500: Bill Vukovich wins in 3:53:01.668 (207.187 km/h)

Famous Birthdays

  • Colm Meaney, actor (Star Trek Deep Space 9)

Famous Deaths

  • Dooley Wilson, American musician and actor (b. 1886)
  • George Barnes, cinematographer, dies at 60