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Famous Deaths In May - 01

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

0408  Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on this day in history.  

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

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  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 May - 01.  

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

1679  Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

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 May - 01.  

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  On this day in history death of jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768)  

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 this day in history.  

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

1886  On this day in history death of conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens)  

1892  On this day in history 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  On May - 01 alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81  

1899  On May - 01 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 May - 01 arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies  

1904  On May - 01 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  John I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257) was born on May - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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