On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1876

  • May 3 Bert Hopkins, Australian cricket fast bowler (20 Tests, 26 wickets), born in Young, Australia (d. 1931)
  • May 3 E. B. Dwyer, Australian-born cricketer (Sussex), born in Redfern, Australia (d. 1912)
  • May 10 Ivan Cankar, Slavs author (Hlapec Jernej-Njegova Pravica)
  • May 12 Harold, grandson of English queen Victoria
  • May 13 Raoul Laparra, composer
  • May 17 Alban Collignon, Belgian sport journalist, born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1955)
  • May 19 William King Gregory, Greenwich Village New York, American palaeontologist (mammalian teeth, evolutionary theory)
  • May 20 John Owen Jones, composer
  • May 26 Jack Root, Austrian-American boxing's 1st light heavyweight champion, born in Frahelž, Bohemia, Czech Republic (d. 1963)
  • May 27 Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski, Polish writer (Lenin: God of the Godless), born in Ludza, Russian Empire (d. 1945)
  • May 29 Jan Ingenhoven, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Breda (d. 1951)