Famous Deaths In May - 01
Wednesday, 27 May 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 this day in history.
1171 On May - 01 dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies
1240 On this day in history death of jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals
1277 On this day in history stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies
1308 On this day in history death of albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered
1447 On May - 01 louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies
1456 Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on this day in history.
1471 On May - 01 thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91
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 May - 01 pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies
1679 On this day in history esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
1700 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on this day in history.
1703 On May - 01 death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
1731 Death of Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677) on this day in history.
1738 Death of Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669) on May - 01.
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 Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1863 Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on May - 01.
1870 On May - 01 death of francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay
1872 On May - 01 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 this day in history.
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 May - 01 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 Death of Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on this day in history.
1902 John Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies
1904 AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1913 Death of John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850) on this day in history.