Famous Deaths In May - 01
Sunday, 26 June 2016
0408 On this day in history death of arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338)
1118 Death of Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080) on May - 01.
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 May - 01 death of albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered
1447 On this day in history louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies
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 Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies on May - 01.
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 Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on May - 01.
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 May - 01.
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 May - 01 vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39
1886 Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on this day in history.
1892 Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89 on this day in history.
1896 On May - 01 death of nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65
1898 On this day in history alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81
1899 Death of Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on this day in history.
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 May - 01.
1913 Death of John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850) on May - 01.