The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in May 22nd

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885)

French author, poet, and playwright
Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967)

American poet and author
Cecil Day-Lewis

Cecil Day-Lewis (1904 - 1972)

Irish poet and writer
Martha Washington

Martha Washington (1731 - 1802)

American political wife
John Derek

John Derek (1926 - 1998)

American actor
Claude McKay

Claude McKay (1889 - 1948)

Jamaican-American poet and author
Jerry Sloan

Jerry Sloan (1942 - 2020)

American basketball player and coach
Nicky Hayden

Nicky Hayden (1981 - 2017)

American motorcycle racer
Maria Edgeworth

Maria Edgeworth (1768 - 1849)

Writer (novelist)
Lefty Grove

Lefty Grove (1900 - 1975)

Major League Baseball pitcher
Chief Bender

Chief Bender (1884 - 1954)

American baseball player and coach
Philip Roth

Philip Roth (1933 - 2018)

American author