On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1951

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Ezzard Charles beats Joey Maxim in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles
  • Indianapolis 500: Lee Wallard wins in 3:57:38.103 (203.170 km/h)

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernando Lugo, Paraguayan politician
  • Stephen Tobolowsky, Tx, actor (Single White Female, Thelma & Louise)
  • Zdravko Čolić, Yugoslav-Bosnian singer, born in Sarajevo, FPR Yugoslavia

Famous Deaths

  • Hermann Broch, Austrian novelist (Sleepwalkers, Bewitchment), dies at 64
1951 Highlights

About May 30, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini