On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1864

  • May 14 Eleanor Everest Freer, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1942)
  • May 18 Jan P Veth, Bayern, Dutch painter, etcher, lithographer and art historian
  • May 19 Carl Akeley, American taxidermist and naturalist who developed the animal mount process and other techniques for museums, born in Clarendon, New York (d. 1926)
  • May 21 Princess Stephanie of Belgium (d. 1945)
  • May 27 Ante Trumbić, Croatian politician (23rd Mayor of Split), born in Split, Dalmatia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1938)
  • May 29 A H Borgesius, Dutch amateur astronomer