On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1928

  • May 1 Ebenezer Howard, English founder of the garden city movement and author (To-Morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform), dies at 78
  • May 4 Barry Pain, English writer (Punch), dies at 63
  • May 7 Alexander Spendiaryan, Russian-Soviet composer, dies at 56
  • May 9 Constantin Dimitrescu, Romanian composer (Dans ţănănesc), dies at 81
  • May 16 Edmund Gosse, English poet, author (Father & Son) and critic, dies at 78
  • May 19 Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, American composer, dies at 59
  • May 19 Max Scheler, German philosopher, dies at 53
  • May 22 William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54
  • May 31 Ludwig Enneccerus, German leader, dies at 85
  • May 31 Manuel de Oliveira Lima, Brazilian historian, dies at 60