Famous Deaths In May - 01
Thursday, 03 September 2015
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 On May - 01 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 May - 01.
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 May - 01 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 On May - 01 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history death of jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768)
1831 On this day in history antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82
1863 On May - 01 edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29
1870 On May - 01 death of francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay
1872 On this day in history amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies
1873 On this day in history david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on May - 01.
1886 On May - 01 death of conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens)
1892 Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89 on May - 01.
1896 On this day in history death of nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65
1898 On May - 01 alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81
1899 Death of Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on this day in history.
1902 On May - 01 john Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85
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)