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Famous Deaths In May - 01

Friday, 03 July 2015

0408  On May - 01 death of arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338)  

1118  On this day in history death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)  

1171  On May - 01 dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies  

1240  On May - 01 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  Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on this day in history.  

1447  On May - 01 louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies  

1456  Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on May - 01.  

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  On this day in history marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53  

1572  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies on May - 01.  

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  Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on May - 01.  

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  On this day in history gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52  

1813  On May - 01 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 this day in history.  

1863  Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on May - 01.  

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

1872  On this day in history 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 May - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

1899  Death of Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on this day in history.  

1902  On May - 01 john Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85  

1903  Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies on this day in history.  

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)  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1218  On this day in history birth of john I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257)  

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 May - 01.  

1493  Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10) was born on May - 01.  

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 May - 01.  

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