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Famous Deaths In May - 01

Thursday, 26 May 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 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 this day in history.  

1277  Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies on May - 01.  

1308  On May - 01 death of albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered  

1447  On May - 01 louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies  

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 May - 01.  

1539  On this day in history 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  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  On May - 01 death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered  

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 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  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  Death of Francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay on May - 01.  

1872  On May - 01 amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies  

1873  David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1874  Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

1886  On this day in history death of conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens)  

1892  Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history death of nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65  

1898  Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on May - 01.  

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  On this day in history arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies  

1904  AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history death of john Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

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1218  On May - 01 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  On this day in history birth of edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326)  

1493  Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10) was born on May - 01.  

1545  Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist was born on this day in history.  

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

1577  On May - 01 birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

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