Famous Deaths in May 1908

  • May 12 Melesio Morales, composer, dies at 69
  • May 23 Francois Coppee, French poet, dies
  • May 24 Old Tom Morris, Scottish golfer (b. 1821)
  • May 26 Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indies theologist (Ahmadiyya motion), dies at 69
  • May 31 C L "Boy" Johnson, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies
  • May 31 Louis-Honoré Fréchette, French Canadian poet (b. 1839)