On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1952

Historical Events

  • Charlie Grimm succeeds Tommy Holmes as manager of Boston Braves

Music History

Darius Milhaud's "West Point Suite" premieres

  • Indianapolis 500: Troy Ruttman at 22 years 80 days sets record for youngest 500 winner in history; his Kuzma-Offenhauser is last dirt track car to win at Indy

Famous Birthdays

  • Zoltán Kocsis, Hungarian pianist, conductor and composer, born in Budapest (d. 2016)
1952 Highlights

About May 30, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini