On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Charlie Grimm succeeds Tommy Holmes as manager of Boston Braves
  • Darius Milhaud's "West Point Suite" premieres
  • Indianapolis 500: Troy Ruttman wins in 3:52:41.930 (207.480 km/h)

Famous Birthdays

  • Zoltan Kocsis, Hungarian pianist and conductor, born in Budapest (d. 2016)