Famous Deaths In May - 01
Friday, 24 February 2017
0408 Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on this day in history.
1118 Death of Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080) on this day in history.
1171 Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on this day in history.
1240 On May - 01 death of jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals
1277 On this day in history stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies
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 this day in history.
1456 Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on this day in history.
1471 On this day in history thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91
1539 On this day in history death of isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503)
1555 On May - 01 marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53
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 this day in history death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
1731 Death of Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677) on this day in history.
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 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 Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on May - 01.
1873 On this day in history david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1886 On May - 01 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 On May - 01 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 Death of John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850) on this day in history.