Famous Deaths In May - 01
Tuesday, 27 September 2016
0408 Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on May - 01.
1118 Death of Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080) on May - 01.
1171 On May - 01 dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies
1240 On May - 01 death of jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals
1277 On May - 01 stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies
1308 On this day in history death of albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered
1447 On this day in history louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies
1456 Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on May - 01.
1471 On May - 01 thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91
1539 Death of Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503) on this day in history.
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 May - 01.
1679 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on May - 01.
1700 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on this day in history.
1703 Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on May - 01.
1731 Death of Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677) on this day in history.
1738 On this day in history death of charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669)
1772 Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1813 Death of Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768) on this day in history.
1831 Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1863 On this day in history edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29
1870 On this day in history death of francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay
1872 Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on this day in history.
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on May - 01.
1874 On May - 01 vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39
1886 On this day in history death of conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens)
1892 Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89 on this day in history.
1896 Death of Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65 on May - 01.
1898 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on May - 01.
1899 Death of Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on May - 01.
1902 On May - 01 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.