On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1792

  • May 13 Pius IX "Pio Nono" [Giovanni-Maria Mastai-Ferretti], Pope (1846-78)
  • May 18 Margaret Ann Neve, British 1st recorded female Supercentenarian, who lived in three centuries, born in St. Peter Port, Guernsey (d. 1903)
  • May 21 Gaspard-Gustave Coriolis, French scientist ( Coriolis effect), born in Paris, France (d. 1843)