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.