Famous Deaths In May - 01
Saturday, 28 March 2015
0408 Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on May - 01.
1118 On May - 01 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 On May - 01 death of jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals
1277 Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies on this day in history.
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 Thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91 on May - 01.
1539 On May - 01 death of isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503)
1555 On this day in history marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53
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 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 On May - 01 death of johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677)
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 Death of Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on May - 01.
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 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 this day in history.
1898 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on May - 01.
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 May - 01.
1903 Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies on May - 01.
1904 AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1913 Death of John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850) on May - 01.