On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • BF Goodrich announced the development of tubeless tire (Akron Ohio)
  • Laos accepts constitution for parliamentary democracy

Famous Birthdays

  • Butch Trucks, drummer (the Allman Brothers), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Ture Rangstrom, composer, dies at 62