Famous Deaths In May - 01
Friday, 26 May 2017
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 May - 01.
1171 Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on this day in history.
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 Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on May - 01.
1447 Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on May - 01.
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 May - 01.
1539 Death of Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503) on May - 01.
1555 On May - 01 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 this day in history esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
1700 On May - 01 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 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 Death of Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768) on May - 01.
1831 On this day in history antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82
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 this day in history.
1873 On this day in history david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60
1874 On May - 01 vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39
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 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 May - 01 death of ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824)
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 AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 on May - 01.
1913 Death of John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850) on this day in history.