On This Day

Deaths in History in May 1922

  • May 4 Viktor Kingissepp, Estonian Bolshevik politician (b. 1888)
  • May 18 Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine), dies at 76
  • May 19 Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (postural drainage), dies at 79
  • May 28 John Munro Longyear, American capitalist and developer of timber and mineral lands, dies at 72
  • May 30 David Mendes Chumaceiro, Curacaos poet (Adelfas), dies at 45