On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1810

  • May 2 Henry Jerome de Salis, English churchman, dies at 69

Person of interestBenjamin Lincoln

May 9 Benjamin Lincoln, American military officer (Battles of Saratoga, Charleston and Yorktown during the American Revolutionary War), dies at 77

Military Leader Benjamin Lincoln
Military Leader
Benjamin Lincoln
  • May 21 Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d'Éon de Beaumont, French spy, dies at 81
  • May 21 Chevalier d'Éon, French diplomat & spy, dies at 81