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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Sunday, 25 September 2016

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

1853  On this day in history argentina adopts it's constitution  

1854  On this day in history amsterdam begins transferring drinking water out of the dunes  

1857  On May - 01 william Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy  

1858  Anthony Johnson Showalter, composer on this day in history.  

1859  Bohuslav Jeremias, composer on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry  

1862  Union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history battle of Chancellorsville VA (29,000 injured or died)  

1863  Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi on this day in history.  

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

1863  On May - 01 confederate congress passed resolution to kill black soldiers  

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

1863  On this day in history edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29  

1864  On May - 01 atlanta campaign, Georgia  

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

1864  On this day in history wilderness campaign  

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

1866  On May - 01 american Equal Rights Association forms  

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

1867  Howard University chartered on this day in history.  

1869  "Folies-Bergère" opens in Paris France on May - 01.  

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

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  Emperor Franz Jozef opens 5th World's Fair in Wien (Vienna) on May - 01.  

1873  The first US postal card issued on May - 01.  

1873  1st US postal card issued on May - 01.  

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

1874  On this day in history vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39  

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

1880  On May - 01 conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo)  

1881  Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist on May - 01.  

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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  Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291) was born on this day in history.  

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

1545  Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist was born on this day in history.  

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

1577  Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on this day in history.  

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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  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 this day in history.  

1277  Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies on this day in history.  

1308  Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on this day in history.  

1447  Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on this day in history.  

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

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