Famous Deaths In May - 01
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
0408 Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on this day in history.
1118 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1277 Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies on May - 01.
1308 Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on May - 01.
1447 Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on May - 01.
1456 On May - 01 hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies
1471 Thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91 on this day in history.
1539 Death of Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503) on May - 01.
1555 On May - 01 marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53
1572 On May - 01 pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies
1679 On May - 01 esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
1700 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on May - 01.
1703 Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on this day in history.
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 May - 01.
1772 On May - 01 gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52
1813 On May - 01 death of jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768)
1831 Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on May - 01.
1863 On this day in history 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 May - 01 amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1874 On this day in history vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39
1886 Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on May - 01.
1892 Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89 on May - 01.
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 Death of Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on May - 01.
1902 On this day in history john Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85
1903 On May - 01 arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies
1904 On this day in history antonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62
1913 On this day in history death of john Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)