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Famous Deaths In May - 01

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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 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  Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies on this day in history.  

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

1447  Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on May - 01.  

1456  On May - 01 hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies  

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  Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1572  On this day in history pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies  

1679  Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on May - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

1772  On May - 01 gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52  

1813  Death of Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768) on May - 01.  

1831  On May - 01 antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82  

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

1870  On this day in history death of francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay  

1872  Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on May - 01.  

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

1874  On May - 01 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 May - 01.  

1896  On this day in history death of nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65  

1898  On this day in history alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81  

1899  On this day in history death of ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824)  

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

1903  On May - 01 arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies  

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  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 this day in history.  

1238  Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80) was born on May - 01.  

1285  Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326) was born on May - 01.  

1493  On this day in history 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  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.  


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