Birthdays in History in May 1906

  • May 1 Horst Schumann, Nazi physician (d. 1983)
  • May 2 Philippe Halsman, American photographer (d. 1979)
  • May 6 Andre Weil, [Bourbaki], French/US mathematician
  • May 6 Enrique Laguerre, Puerto Rican writer (d. 2005)
  • May 8 Roberto Rossellini, director (Open City), born in Rome, Italy
  • May 9 Eleanor Estes, author (Ginger Pye, Moffats)
  • May 12 William M Ewing, US geologist/geophysicist
  • May 13 Thomas Mitchell, architect/engineer
  • May 14 Hastings Kamuzu Banda, president of Malawi (1964-94)
  • May 16 Arturo Uslar Pietri, Venezuela, writer/minister (Lanzas Coloradas)
  • May 16 Nicholas Beriozoff, ballet master
  • May 16 Alfred Pellan, French Canadian painter (d. 1988)
  • May 16 Margret Rey, author and illustrator (d. 1996)
  • May 17 Eric Mensforth, president (Westland Aircraft)
  • May 20 Giuseppe Siri, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1989)
  • May 22 Harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)
  • May 24 Edmund Sargant, solicitor
  • May 24 John Mayo, director-general (Help the Aged)
  • May 27 Robert Shone, director-general (NEDC)
  • May 28 Mary Ralton, director (British WRAC)
  • May 29 Terence Hanbury White, novelist (England Have My Bones), born in Mumbai, India

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May 29 T. H. White, English author (King Arthur), born in Bombay, India (d. 1964)

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  • May 30 Bruno Gröning, German faith healer (d. 1959)