Famous Deaths In May - 01
Saturday, 31 January 2015
0408 On this day in history 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 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 May - 01 stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies
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 On May - 01 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 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 May - 01 pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies
1679 On May - 01 esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
1700 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on this day in history.
1703 Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on this day in history.
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 May - 01.
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 this day in history.
1831 Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1863 On May - 01 edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29
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 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on May - 01.
1886 Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on May - 01.
1892 On this day in history willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89
1896 Death of Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65 on May - 01.
1898 On May - 01 alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81
1899 Death of Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on this day in history.
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 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.