On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1862

  • May 2 Maurice Emmanuel, French composer and musicologist (Salamine), born in Bar-sur-Aube, France (d. 1938)
  • May 5 Max Elskamp, Belgian author and poet (Lesson Joies Blondes, Maya), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1931)
  • May 15 Arthur Schnitzler, Austrian playwright/novelist (La Ronde)
  • May 18 Freiherr Albert von Schrenk-Notzing, German para-psychologist
  • May 19 Mikhail Nesterov, Russian painter (d. 1942)
  • May 22 August Cuppens, Flemish author (Limburgs Driemanschap), born in Beringen, Belgium (d. 1924)
  • May 23 William "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player who lived to 99
  • May 28 Henry Slocum, American tennis player (US Nationals 1888-89), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 1949)