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Famous Deaths In May - 01

Monday, 02 March 2015

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  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  On this day in history 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  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  Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53 on May - 01.  

1572  On May - 01 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  Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on May - 01.  

1731  Death of Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677) on May - 01.  

1738  On May - 01 death of charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669)  

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

1813  On May - 01 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 this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29  

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  On May - 01 david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60  

1874  Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on May - 01.  

1886  Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on May - 01.  

1892  On this day in history willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89  

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

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

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  Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies on May - 01.  

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.  

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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  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  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 this day in history.  

1567  Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter was born on this day in history.  

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