Famous Deaths In May - 01
Thursday, 30 March 2017
0408 Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on this day in history.
1118 On this day in history 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 On May - 01 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 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 May - 01.
1539 Death of Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503) on May - 01.
1555 On this day in history 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 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on May - 01.
1700 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on May - 01.
1703 On this day in history death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
1731 On May - 01 death of johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677)
1738 On May - 01 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 Death of Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768) on May - 01.
1831 On May - 01 antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82
1863 Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on this day in history.
1870 On May - 01 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 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 Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89 on this day in history.
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 On May - 01 death of ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824)
1902 On May - 01 john Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85
1903 On May - 01 arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies
1904 AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1913 On May - 01 death of john Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)