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Famous Deaths In May - 01

Sunday, 21 December 2014

0408  Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on May - 01.  

1118  Death of Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080) on this day in history.  

1171  Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on May - 01.  

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

1471  Thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

1539  Death of Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503) on this day in history.  

1555  On May - 01 marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53  

1572  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies on May - 01.  

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  On May - 01 death of charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669)  

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

1813  On May - 01 death of jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768)  

1831  Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on May - 01.  

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

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  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  On May - 01 death of nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65  

1898  Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1899  Death of Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on May - 01.  

1902  John Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1903  Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies on this day in history.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

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1218  On this day in history birth of john I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257)  

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 May - 01 birth of phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)  

1545  On this day in history birth of franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist  

1567  On May - 01 birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  

1577  Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on May - 01.