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Famous Deaths In May - 01

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

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

1118  On this day in history death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)  

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 May - 01.  

1308  On this day in history 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  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 May - 01.  

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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 this day in history.  

1679  On May - 01 esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43  

1700  On this day in history john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies  

1703  Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on this day in history.  

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 May - 01.  

1772  Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52 on May - 01.  

1813  Death of Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768) on May - 01.  

1831  Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

1886  On May - 01 death of conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens)  

1892  Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89 on May - 01.  

1896  Death of Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65 on May - 01.  

1898  On May - 01 alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81  

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

1902  On this day in history john Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85  

1903  On May - 01 arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies  

1904  On this day in history antonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62  

1913  On May - 01 death of john Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1218  John I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257) was born on this day in history.  

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 May - 01 birth of edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326)  

1493  On this day in history birth of phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)  

1545  Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist was born on May - 01.  

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

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

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