Famous Deaths In May - 01
Sunday, 04 December 2016
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 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 On May - 01 stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies
1308 Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on May - 01.
1447 On this day in history louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies
1456 On this day in history hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies
1471 On May - 01 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 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1700 On this day in history john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies
1703 On this day in history death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
1731 Death of Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677) on this day in history.
1738 On this day in history death of charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669)
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 May - 01.
1870 Death of Francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay on May - 01.
1872 Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on May - 01.
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on May - 01.
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1886 Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on May - 01.
1892 On May - 01 willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89
1896 On May - 01 death of nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65
1898 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history antonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62
1913 Death of John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850) on May - 01.