On This Day

Birthdays in History in May 1729

  • May 13 Henry William (Baron) Stiegel, early American glassmaker
  • May 23 Giuseppe Parini, Italian prose writer and poet (Il Giorno), born in Bosisio, Lombardy, Italy (d. 1799)
  • May 25 Jean de Neufville, Dutch-American merchant (started 4th English war), born in Amsterdam (d. 1796)