Historical Events in May, Month of May Events

Here is a list of some historical events in May. You can learn What major event happened in May?

Date Event
May 6, 2002 Pim Fortuyn, Dutch sociologist, academic, and politician (b. 1948)
May 8, 2013 Hugh J. Silverman, American philosopher and theorist (b. 1945)
May 11, 1916 Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer and physicist (b. 1873)
May 15, 2015 Jackie Brookner, American sculptor and educator (b. 1945)
May 7, 1840 Caspar David Friedrich, German painter and educator (b. 1774)
May 25, 1924 Lyubov Popova, Russian painter and illustrator (b. 1889)
May 6, 2014 William H. Dana, American pilot, engineer, and astronaut (b. 1930)
May 15, 1773 Alban Butler, English priest and hagiographer (b. 1710)
May 31, 1899 Stefanos Koumanoudis, Greek archaeologist, teacher and writer (b. 1818)
May 1, 1968 Harold Nicolson, English author and politician (b. 1886)
May 9, 1791 Francis Hopkinson, American judge and politician (b. 1737)
May 16, 1696 Mariana of Austria, Queen consort of Spain (b. 1634)
May 28, 2014 Malcolm Glazer, American businessman (b. 1928)
May 28, 2014 Maya Angelou, American memoirist and poet (b. 1928)
May 15, 1963 John Aglionby, English-born Bishop of Accra and soldier (b. 1884)

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