On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1947

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Butch Trucks, American drummer (The Allman Brothers - "Whipping Post"), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Ture Rangström, Swedish composer, dies at 62
1947 Highlights

About May 11, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus