Famous Deaths in May 1914

  • May 7 Edward Mollenhauer, composer, dies at 87
  • May 9 C.W. Post, American food manufacturer of breakfast cereals, commits suicide at 59
  • May 13 R E Foster, only dual England captain at cricket & soccer, dies
  • May 17 Peter Leyten, bishop of Breda (1885-1914), dies at 79
  • May 25 Paolo Giorza, composer, dies at 81
  • May 27 Joseph Wilson Swan, physicist/chemist, dies
  • May 28 Adolf Gustaw Sonnenfeld, composer, dies at 76