Famous People Born in May 1910

  • May 1 Cliff Battles, NFL hall of famer (Braves, Redskins), born in Akron, Ohio
  • May 2 Laurie Nash, cricketer (Tasmanian fast-bowler, 2 Tests for Australia)
  • May 2 Alexander Bonnyman, U.S. Marine (d. 1943)
  • May 3 Alceo Galliera, composer
  • May 3 Norman Corwin, American radio pioneer
  • May 4 Mady Alfredo, [Maria M the Brieder], actress (Alicia)
  • May 5 William I Martin, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II)
  • May 6 Antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist
  • May 8 Mary Lou Williams, US jazz pianist/composer (Zodiac Suite)
  • May 8 Ronald Russell, actor/manager (We are Angels, Little Dorrit)
  • May 9 Barbara Woodhouse, dog training expert
  • May 9 P E Palia, cricketer (appeared in India's 1st Test-Lord's 1932)
  • May 10 Jimmy Demaret, winner of 44 golf tournaments, but not the Open
  • May 10 Margot Turner, matron-in-chief (Army Nursing Service)
  • May 11 Jorge Croner de Vasconcelos, Portuguese composer (d. 1974)
  • May 12 Dorothy Crowfoot-Hodgkin, British biochemist (penicillin/B12/Nobel 1964), born in Cairo (d. 1994)
  • May 12 Gordon Jenkins, Webster Grove Mo, orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour)
  • May 12 Charles B. Fulton, American jurist (d. 1996)
  • May 15 Constance Cummings, Wash, actress (John & Julie, 7 Sinners, Glamour)
  • May 16 Olga Berggolts, Russian poet (d. 1975)
  • May 18 Arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian
  • May 19 Alan Melville, cricketer (graceful South African batsman 1938-49)
  • May 22 Johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right)
  • May 23 Artie Shaw, [Arthur Arshawsky], American bandleader (Come'on my House), born in NYC, New York
  • May 23 Franz Jozef Kline, US expressionist painter
  • May 23 Hugh Casson CH, architect
  • May 23 Scatman Crothers, [Benjamin], Terre Haute IN, actor (Zapped, Shining)
  • May 23 Margaret Wise Brown, American author (d. 1952)
  • May 24 Margers Zarins, composer
  • May 24 Nils-Eric Fougstedt, composer
  • May 25 Ernest Anderson, publicist
  • May 26 Adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico
  • May 26 Laurance S Rockefeller, American CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank), born in NYC, New York
  • May 27 Daniel Greenway, CEO (Daniel Greenway & Sons)
  • May 28 Rachel Kempson, actress (Captive Heart)
  • May 28 Stuart Piggott, archaeologist

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May 28 T-Bone Walker, American blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done), born in Linden, Texas (d. 1975)

Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter T-Bone Walker
Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
T-Bone Walker
  • May 29 Agnes Beatrice Read, medical social worker
  • May 30 Ralph Metcalfe, American athlete (d. 1978)
  • May 30 Inge Meysel, German actress (d. 2004)
  • May 31 Francis Avery Jones, British gastro-enterologist