Rev. Christian Georg Richter (1829, 4 May - 1913, 9 October) was born.
José M. Rodrigues (1951, 4 May - ) was born - Portugal, Lisbon. Contemporary Portuguese photographer who spent twenty years in the Netherlands before returning to Portugal in 1993.
James Presley Ball (1825 - 1904, 4 May) died - US, Honolulu. A free black abolitionist who photographed in Montana. He photographed the building of the Montana State Capitol Building and the black middle class of Montana.
The Ball Special Collection at Cincinnati Museum consists of several hundred More...
Julien Vallou de Villeneuve (1795, 12 December - 1866, 4 May) died - France, Paris. French, artist, lithographer and photographer. Founded the Société française de photographie in 1854. He was also a member of the Société héliographique. Buried at Père Lachaise Cemetery (31st division, 1st ligne, U 33)