On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday

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