Gabriela Mistral, famous poetess and Nobel Literature Prize winner, was born in Vicuna, Chile.
The famous pianist, Claudio Arrau, was born in the province of Nuble, Chile.
May 1: May Day
May 3, 1838: Church officially named The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
May 7, 1812: Robert Browning, English poet, born.
May 11, 1957: Cornerstone for London Temple laid.
May 12, 1820: Florence Nightingale, English nurse, born.
May 14, 1945: Heber J. Grant, seventh president of Church, died.
May 15, 1829: John the Baptist ordained Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery to Priesthood of Aaron.
May 16: Joan of Arc Day in France
May 17, 1884: Logan Temple dedicated.
May 20, 1882: Sigrid Undset, Norwegian novelist, born.
May 21, 1945: George Albert Smith sustained as eighth president of Church.
May 23, 1853: Branch of Church organized at Cape Town, South Africa.
May 24, 1819: Queen Victoria born.