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Famous Deaths In May - 01

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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

1118  Death of Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080) on May - 01.  

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 May - 01 stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies  

1308  On May - 01 death of albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered  

1447  On May - 01 louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies  

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

1471  On this day in history 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 May - 01.  

1555  Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53 on May - 01.  

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

1679  On this day in history esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43  

1700  John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on May - 01.  

1703  On this day in history death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered  

1731  On May - 01 death of johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677)  

1738  On May - 01 death of charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669)  

1772  On this day in history 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 May - 01 antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82  

1863  Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on May - 01.  

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

1874  On this day in history vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39  

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

1892  On this day in history willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89  

1896  Death of Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65 on May - 01.  

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

1904  AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 on May - 01.  

1913  Death of John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850) on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1238  Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80) was born on May - 01.  

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 May - 01 birth of franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist  

1567  On May - 01 birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  

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