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Famous Deaths In May - 01

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0408  On this day in history death of arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338)  

1118  Death of Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080) on this day in history.  

1171  Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on this day in history.  

1240  Death of Jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1456  On this day in history hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies  

1471  Thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

1539  On this day in history death of isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503)  

1555  On this day in history marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53  

1572  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies on May - 01.  

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 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  Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on May - 01.  

1863  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1873  David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1874  On this day in history vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39  

1886  Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on this day in history.  

1892  On May - 01 willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89  

1896  On this day in history death of nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65  

1898  Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on May - 01.  

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  Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies on this day in history.  

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)  

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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  On this day in history birth of rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)  

1238  Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80) was born on this day in history.  

1285  On May - 01 birth of edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326)  

1493  Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10) was born on this day in history.  

1545  Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist was born on this day in history.  

1567  Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter was born on May - 01.  

1577  Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on this day in history.  

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