Famous Deaths In May - 01
Saturday, 01 November 2014
0408 Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on May - 01.
1118 Death of Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080) on this day in history.
1171 On May - 01 dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies
1240 Death of Jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals on this day in history.
1277 On May - 01 stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies
1308 On this day in history 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 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 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 Death of Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669) on this day in history.
1772 Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1813 Death of Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768) on May - 01.
1831 On this day in history antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82
1863 On May - 01 edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29
1870 Death of Francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay on May - 01.
1872 Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on this day in history.
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on May - 01.
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on May - 01.
1886 Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on May - 01.
1892 Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89 on May - 01.
1896 Death of Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65 on this day in history.
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 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 On May - 01 death of john Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)