Birthdays in History in May 1863

  • May 5 Frederik A Stoett, linguist (Dutch Proverbs)
  • May 14 John Charles Fields, Canadian mathematician and founder of the Fields Medal, born in Hamilton, Ontario (d. 1932)
  • May 24 George Grey Barnard, American sculptor (d. 1938)
  • May 28 Georg Adler, German state economist
  • May 31 Francis E Younghusband, British journalist/explorer