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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

1852  On May - 01 calamity [Martha] Jane [Burke], frontier adventurer/indian fighter  

1853  Argentina adopts it's constitution on May - 01.  

1854  On May - 01 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 May - 01.  

1859  Bohuslav Jeremias, composer on May - 01.  

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

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

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

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

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1863  On May - 01 confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars &Bars"  

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

1863  On May - 01 battle of Chancellorsville, VA (29,000 injured or died)  

1863  On May - 01 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  Wilderness campaign on this day in history.  

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

1866  American Equal Rights Association forms on this day in history.  

1867  Reconstruction of South begins, black voter registration on this day in history.  

1867  On this day in history howard University chartered  

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

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

1869  On this day in history folies Bergere opens in Paris  

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

1873  On May - 01 the first US postal card issued  

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

1873  David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1874  Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on May - 01.  

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

1238  On May - 01 birth of magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)  

1285  Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  

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 May - 01.  

1567  On May - 01 birth of michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter  

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

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Famous Deaths In May - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  On May - 01 death of arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338)  

1118  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered  

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  

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