Famous Deaths In May - 01
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
0408 On this day in history death of arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338)
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 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 May - 01.
1308 Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on May - 01.
1447 On May - 01 louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies
1456 Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 May - 01.
1703 Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on May - 01.
1731 On May - 01 death of johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677)
1738 Death of Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669) on May - 01.
1772 On May - 01 gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52
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 May - 01 edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29
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 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on May - 01.
1886 On May - 01 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 On May - 01 alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81
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 this day in history.
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.