On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1947

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Mauri Rose wins in 4:17:52.159 (187.228 km/h)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jocelyne Bourassa, Canadian golfer (Canadian Open 1973), born in Shawinigan, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • Georg von Trapp, Austrian WWI submarine commander and inspiration for "The Sound of Music" character, dies at 67
  • Sidney Nicholson, English composer, dies at 72
1947 Highlights

About May 30, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini