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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

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1852  Calamity [Martha] Jane [Burke], frontier adventurer/indian fighter on May - 01.  

1853  Argentina adopts it's constitution on this day in history.  

1854  Amsterdam begins transferring drinking water out of the dunes on this day in history.  

1857  On this day in history william Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy  

1858  On May - 01 anthony Johnson Showalter, composer  

1859  On May - 01 bohuslav Jeremias, composer  

1861  Lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry on this day in history.  

1862  Union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans on May - 01.  

1863  Battle of Chancellorsville VA (29,000 injured or died) on this day in history.  

1863  On May - 01 battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi  

1863  On this day in history confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars &Bars"  

1863  Confederate congress passed resolution to kill black soldiers on this day in history.  

1863  Battle of Chancellorsville, VA (29,000 injured or died) on May - 01.  

1863  Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on May - 01.  

1864  On May - 01 atlanta campaign, Georgia  

1864  On this day in history battle at Alexandria LA (Red River Campaign)  

1864  On May - 01 wilderness campaign  

1864  On this day in history -8] Battle at Alexandria, Louisiana (Red River Campaign)  

1866  On May - 01 american Equal Rights Association forms  

1867  On May - 01 reconstruction of South begins, black voter registration  

1867  On May - 01 howard University chartered  

1869  "Folies-Bergère" opens in Paris France on this day in history.  

1869  A colt is reported killed by a meteorite near New Concord OH on May - 01.  

1869  On May - 01 folies Bergere opens in Paris  

1870  Francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay on this day in history.  

1872  Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on May - 01.  

1873  On May - 01 emperor Franz Jozef opens 5th World's Fair in Wien (Vienna)  

1873  The first US postal card issued on this day in history.  

1873  1st US postal card issued on this day in history.  

1873  On May - 01 david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60  

1874  Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

1875  238 members of "Whiskey Ring" accused of anti-US activities on May - 01.  

1880  Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo) on May - 01.  

1881  On May - 01 pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1218  John I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257) was born on May - 01.  

1218  On May - 01 birth of rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)  

1238  On this day in history birth of magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)  

1285  On this day in history birth of edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326)  

1493  Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On May - 01 birth of franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist  

1567  On this day in history birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  

1577  Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on May - 01.  

Famous Deaths In May - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies  

1456  Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on May - 01.