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Famous Deaths In May - 01

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

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

1471  On May - 01 thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91  

1539  On May - 01 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 May - 01 pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies  

1679  On this day in history esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43  

1700  John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on this day in history.  

1703  On May - 01 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 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  Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on May - 01.  

1870  On May - 01 death of francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay  

1872  On May - 01 amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies  

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  Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on this day in history.  

1892  On May - 01 willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89  

1896  On May - 01 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 this day in history.  

1902  John Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies  

1904  AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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  Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291) was born on May - 01.  

1238  Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80) was born on this day in history.  

1285  On May - 01 birth of edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326)  

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

1545  Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist was born on this day in history.  

1567  On this day in history birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  

1577  Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on May - 01.