On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1908

  • May 12 Melesio Morales, Mexican composer, dies at 69
  • May 23 Francois Coppee, French poet, dies
  • May 24 Old Tom Morris, Scottish golfer (British Open 1861-62, 64, 67), dies as result of a fall at 86
  • May 26 Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indies theologist (Ahmadiyya motion), dies at 69
  • May 31 C L "Boy" Johnson, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies
  • May 31 Louis-Honoré Fréchette, Canadian poet, dies at 68