Birthdays in History in May 1905

Birthdays in History

  • May 1 Nikolai Tikhonov, Soviet politician (Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union 1980-85), born in Kharkiv, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
  • May 1 Paul Desruisseaux, Canadian lawyer and politician (Senator for Wellington, Quebec), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec (d. 1982)
  • May 3 Albrecht Luitpold Ferdinand Michael, duke of Bavaria, born in Munich, German Empire (d. 1996)
  • May 5 Arnold Meijer, Dutch leader of fascist Dutch National & Black Front, born in Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • May 5 Robert Houben, Belgian politician (Minister of Public health 1958), born in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium (d. 1992)
  • May 6 Bernard "Toots" Shor, New York restaurateur (Toots Shor's Restaurant), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1977)
  • May 10 Angus Paton, civil engineer
  • May 11 Marjorie Sykes, peace campaigner
  • May 13 Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Indian leader and 5th President of India (1974-77), born in Delhi, British India (d. 1977)
  • May 14 Jean DaniĆ©lou, French cardinal (d. 1974)
  • May 16 H[erbert] E[rnest] Bates, novelist (Feast for July, Love for Lydia)
  • May 20 Gerrit Achterberg, Dutch poet (Sailing)
  • May 20 Harry Campion, statistician/founder (British Central Statistical Office)
  • May 24 Mikhail Sholokhov, Soviet writer (And Quiet Flows the Don, Nobel 1965), born in Veshenskaya, Don Host Oblast, Russian Empire (d. 1984)

About May 1905

How Old? 114 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)