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Famous Deaths In May - 01

Monday, 28 July 2014

0408  On this day in history death of arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338)  

1118  Death of Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080) on this day in history.  

1171  On this day in history 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 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  Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on this day in history.  

1456  On this day in history hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies  

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)  

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 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 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  On this day in history death of charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669)  

1772  Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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

1872  Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60  

1874  On this day in history vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39  

1886  Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history death of ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824)  

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

1218  On this day in history birth of rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)  

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

1285  On this day in history birth of edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326)  

1493  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  

1577  On this day in history birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer