On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • East German constitution approved
  • Indianapolis 500: Bill Holland wins in 4:07:15.939 (195.257 km/h)
  • NPS/VHP win 1st general election in Suriname
  • WRTV TV channel 6 in Indianapolis, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Willis, cricketer (superb England fast bowler 1971-84)
  • P.J. Carlesimo, American basketball coach