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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Sunday, 07 February 2016

1852  Calamity [Martha] Jane [Burke], frontier adventurer/indian fighter on this day in history.  

1853  On May - 01 argentina adopts it's constitution  

1854  On May - 01 amsterdam begins transferring drinking water out of the dunes  

1857  William Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy on May - 01.  

1858  Anthony Johnson Showalter, composer on May - 01.  

1859  Bohuslav Jeremias, composer on this day in history.  

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

1862  On this day in history union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans  

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

1863  On this day in history battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi  

1863  Confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars &Bars" on May - 01.  

1863  Confederate congress passed resolution to kill black soldiers on May - 01.  

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 May - 01 battle at Alexandria LA (Red River Campaign)  

1864  Wilderness campaign on this day in history.  

1864  -8] Battle at Alexandria, Louisiana (Red River Campaign) on May - 01.  

1866  American Equal Rights Association forms on May - 01.  

1867  On this day in history reconstruction of South begins, black voter registration  

1867  Howard University chartered on this day in history.  

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

1869  A colt is reported killed by a meteorite near New Concord OH on this day in history.  

1869  Folies Bergere opens in Paris on this day in history.  

1870  On May - 01 francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay  

1872  Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on this day in history.  

1873  Emperor Franz Jozef opens 5th World's Fair in Wien (Vienna) on this day in history.  

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

1873  On May - 01 1st US postal card issued  

1873  David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on May - 01.  

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  On May - 01 conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo)  

1881  Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1218  On this day in history birth of john I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257)  

1218  On this day in history 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 May - 01 birth of edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326)  

1493  On May - 01 birth of phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)  

1545  On this day in history birth of franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist  

1567  Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter was born on May - 01.  

1577  On May - 01 birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

Famous Deaths In May - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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  Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on May - 01.  

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 May - 01 louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies  

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

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