On This Day

What Happened in May 1710

Famous Birthdays

  • May 14 Adolf Frederik, King of Sweden (1751-70)
  • May 16 William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782)
  • May 23 Fran├žois Gaspard Adam, French sculptor (garden sculptures), born in Nancy, France (d. 1761)

Famous Deaths

  • May 10 Georg Dietrich Leiding, composer, dies at 46