Famous Deaths In May - 01
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
0408 Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on May - 01.
1118 On this day in history death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)
1171 Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on this day in history.
1240 On this day in history death of jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals
1277 Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies on May - 01.
1308 On this day in history death of albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered
1447 On this day in history louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1572 Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies on this day in history.
1679 On May - 01 esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
1700 On this day in history john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies
1703 Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on this day in history.
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 May - 01.
1772 Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52 on May - 01.
1813 Death of Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768) on May - 01.
1831 Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1863 On May - 01 edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29
1870 On this day in history death of francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay
1872 On this day in history 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 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 May - 01.
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 On May - 01 death of john Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)