Famous Deaths In May - 01
Thursday, 26 May 2016
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 May - 01.
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 May - 01.
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 On May - 01 hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies
1471 Thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91 on May - 01.
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 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 On May - 01 death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
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 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 Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on May - 01.
1863 Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on this day in history.
1870 Death of Francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay on May - 01.
1872 On May - 01 amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1886 On this day in history death of conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens)
1892 Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89 on this day in history.
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 Death of Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on May - 01.
1902 John Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies
1904 AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history death of john Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)