On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1921

  • May 1 Louis Campbell-Tipton, American composer, dies at 43
  • May 3 Théodore Pilette, Belgian racing driver, dies at 36
  • May 5 Alfred Hermann Fried, German pacifist (Nobel 1911-co-founder of the German peace movement), dies at 56
  • May 5 William Friese-Greene, British photographer and inventor (motion pictures), dies at 65
  • May 12 Emilia Pardo Bazán, Spanish countess and writer (Pascual López: Autobiography of a Medical Student), dies at 68
  • May 13 Jean Aicard, French poet and novelist (b. 1848)
  • May 19 Edward Douglass White, American politician and jurist (9th Chief Justice of the United States), dies at 75
  • May 22 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies
  • May 28 Geo Mestdagh, Belgian aviation pioneer, dies
  • May 29 Horace Porter, American Brigadier General (Union Army), dies at 84