Famous People Born in May 1893

  • May 3 Hope Landin, American actress (I Remember Mama, Sugarfoot), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1973)
  • May 3 Konstantine Gamsakhurdia, Georgian writer and public benefactor, born in Abasha, Kutais Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1975)
  • May 4 Edgar Dearing, American actor (Pollyanna, Abraham Lincoln, Free & Easy), born in Ceres, California (d. 1947)
  • May 4 Royal Butler [Edwin Richey], American actor (Zenobia), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1973)
  • May 7 Frank J. Selke, Canadian ice hockey manager, born in Berlin, Ontario, Canada (d. 1985)
  • May 8 Francis Quimet, Mass shop asst who won golf's US Open (1913)
  • May 8 Edd Roush, baseball player (d. 1988)
  • May 8 Teddy Wakelam, English sports broadcaster and rugby union player (d. 1963)
  • May 9 William Moulton Marston, American psychologist, writer (co-creator, Wonder Woman) (d. 1947)
  • May 14 Ivan Alexandrovich Vishnegradsky, composer
  • May 14 Louis Verneuil, French playwright (d. 1952)
  • May 15 Michel Gusikoff, composer
  • May 15 Stanley Lupino, English comic (Cheer Up, Over She Goes), born in London (d. 1942)
  • May 16 Jose Calvo Sotelo, Spanish minister of Finance (1925-30)
  • May 16 Paul Amadeus Pisk, composer
  • May 17 Frederick McKinley Jones, American inventor (developments in refrigeration), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1961)
  • May 21 Arthur Carr, cricket captain (England v Australia 1926)
  • May 23 Ulysses S. Grant IV, American geologist and paleontologist (d. 1977)
  • May 24 W H Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda)
  • May 26 Eugene Goossens, British conductor and composer (Perseus), born in London, England (d. 1962)
  • May 26 Norma Talmadge, American actress (Sign on Door, Camille), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1957)
  • May 27 Hermann Dörnemann, German supercentarian (d. 2005)