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Famous Deaths In May - 01

Saturday, 31 January 2015

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

1118  On this day in history death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)  

1171  On May - 01 dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies  

1240  On this day in history 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  Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on this day in history.  

1447  Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on this day in history.  

1456  On May - 01 hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies  

1471  On this day in history thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91  

1539  On May - 01 death of isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503)  

1555  Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1703  Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on this day in history.  

1731  Death of Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677) on May - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

1863  On May - 01 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 May - 01.  

1873  David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1874  Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on May - 01.  

1886  Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on May - 01.  

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 May - 01 alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81  

1899  Death of Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on this day in history.  

1902  On May - 01 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 May - 01.  

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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  On this day in history birth of edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326)  

1493  On this day in history birth of phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)  

1545  Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist was born on May - 01.  

1567  On this day in history birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  

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