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Famous Deaths In May - 01

Friday, 24 February 2017

0408  Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on this day in history.  

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  On May - 01 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1539  On this day in history death of isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503)  

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1555  On May - 01 marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53  

1572  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies on this day in history.  

1679  Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on May - 01.  

1700  On this day in history john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies  

1703  On this day in history death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered  

1731  Death of Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82  

1863  On this day in history edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29  

1870  On May - 01 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  On this day in history david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60  

1874  Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

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

1892  Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

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 May - 01.  

1902  On this day in history 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 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 May - 01.  

1218  Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291) was born on this day in history.  

1238  On May - 01 birth of magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)  

1285  Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  

1493  On May - 01 birth of phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)  

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

1567  On May - 01 birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  

1577  On May - 01 birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

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