Famous Deaths In May - 01
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
0408 Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on May - 01.
1118 On May - 01 death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)
1171 On May - 01 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 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 this day in history.
1447 On May - 01 louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies
1456 On this day in history hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies
1471 On this day in history 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 Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies on May - 01.
1679 On May - 01 esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
1700 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on May - 01.
1703 On May - 01 death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
1731 On May - 01 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 Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1813 On this day in history 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 May - 01.
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 On May - 01 amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on May - 01.
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on May - 01.
1886 Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85
1903 On this day in history arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies
1904 On May - 01 antonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62
1913 Death of John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850) on this day in history.