Famous Deaths In May - 01
Sunday, 02 August 2015
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1308 On this day in history death of albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered
1447 Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on this day in history.
1456 On this day in history 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 On this day in history death of isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503)
1555 On this day in history marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53
1572 Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies on May - 01.
1679 On May - 01 esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
1700 On May - 01 john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies
1703 Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on May - 01.
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 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 May - 01.
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 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 this day in history.
1892 On May - 01 willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89
1896 On this day in history death of nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65
1898 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on May - 01.
1899 On this day in history death of ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824)
1902 John Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85 on May - 01.
1903 Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies on this day in history.
1904 AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1913 On May - 01 death of john Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)