On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1877

  • May 3 Karl Abraham, German psychoanalyst, born in Bremen, Germany (d. 1925)
  • May 4 Arthur Lang, American boxer and businessman, born in Van Wert, Ohio (d. 1992)
  • May 10 Roderich Mojsisovics-Mojsvar, composer
  • May 25 Billy Murray, American singer (Denver Nightengale), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1954)

Person of interestIsadora Duncan

May 26 Isadora Duncan, American free form/interpretative dancer, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1927)

  • May 26 Jean Schlumberger, French writer (La Mort de Sparte), born in Guebwiller, Alsace-Lorraine (d. 1968)
  • May 26 Sadao Araki, Japanese general, Minister of War (1931-34), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1966)