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Famous Deaths In May - 01

Saturday, 30 April 2016

0408  On this day in history death of arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338)  

1118  On May - 01 death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)  

1171  Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on this day in history.  

1240  Death of Jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals on May - 01.  

1277  Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies on this day in history.  

1308  Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on this day in history.  

1447  Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on this day in history.  

1456  Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on May - 01.  

1471  Thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91 on May - 01.  

1539  Death of Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503) on May - 01.  

1555  Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1572  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies on this day in history.  

1679  Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on May - 01.  

1700  On this day in history john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies  

1703  On May - 01 death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered  

1731  On this day in history death of johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677)  

1738  Death of Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669) on this day in history.  

1772  On May - 01 gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52  

1813  On this day in history death of jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768)  

1831  On this day in history antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82  

1863  On May - 01 edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29  

1870  On May - 01 death of francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay  

1872  On this day in history amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies  

1873  On May - 01 david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60  

1874  Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

1886  Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on this day in history.  

1892  On May - 01 willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89  

1896  Death of Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65 on this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81  

1899  On May - 01 death of ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824)  

1902  On this day in history john Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85  

1903  On this day in history arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies  

1904  On this day in history antonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62  

1913  Death of John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850) on May - 01.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1218  John I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257) was born on May - 01.  

1218  Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291) was born on May - 01.  

1238  Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80) was born on this day in history.  

1285  Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326) was born on May - 01.  

1493  On May - 01 birth of phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)  

1545  On this day in history birth of franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist  

1567  On this day in history birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  

1577  On this day in history birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

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