Famous Deaths In May - 01
Sunday, 24 July 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 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 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 Death of Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503) on this day in history.
1555 On May - 01 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 May - 01.
1700 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on this day in history.
1703 Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on this day in history.
1731 Death of Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677) on May - 01.
1738 On this day in history 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 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 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 Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on May - 01.
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on May - 01.
1874 On May - 01 vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39
1886 On this day in history death of conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens)
1892 On May - 01 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 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 On this day in history antonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62
1913 On this day in history death of john Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)