Famous Deaths In May - 01
Thursday, 21 September 2017
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 May - 01.
1171 Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on this day in history.
1240 On this day in history 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 May - 01.
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 this day in history 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 On May - 01 john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies
1703 Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on May - 01.
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 Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52 on May - 01.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 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 Death of John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850) on May - 01.