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Famous Deaths In May - 01

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

1118  On May - 01 death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)  

1171  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 May - 01.  

1447  Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on May - 01.  

1456  Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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 May - 01.  

1703  On May - 01 death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered  

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

1738  On this day in history death of charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669)  

1772  Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52 on May - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

1870  Death of Francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay on this day in history.  

1872  Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on May - 01.  

1873  On this day in history david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60  

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

1886  On May - 01 death of conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens)  

1892  Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89 on May - 01.  

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

1904  On May - 01 antonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62  

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 this day in history.  

1218  On this day in history birth of rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)  

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  Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On this day in history birth of franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist  

1567  Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter was born on this day in history.  

1577  Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on this day in history.  


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