Famous Deaths In May - 01
Saturday, 30 April 2016
0408 On this day in history death of arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338)
1118 On May - 01 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 Death of Jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals on May - 01.
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 this day in history.
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 May - 01.
1539 Death of Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503) on May - 01.
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 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on May - 01.
1700 On this day in history john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies
1703 On May - 01 death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
1731 On this day in history death of johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677)
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 this day in history antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82
1863 On May - 01 edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29
1870 On May - 01 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 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 Death of Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65 on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81
1899 On May - 01 death of ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824)
1902 On this day in history john Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85
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 May - 01.