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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Friday, 01 August 2014

1852  On this day in history calamity [Martha] Jane [Burke], frontier adventurer/indian fighter  

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

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

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

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

1859  On this day in history bohuslav Jeremias, composer  

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

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

1864  Atlanta campaign, Georgia on this day in history.  

1864  Battle at Alexandria LA (Red River Campaign) on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history wilderness campaign  

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

1867  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1869  On this day in history folies Bergere opens in Paris  

1870  On this day in history francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay  

1872  On this day in history amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies  

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

1873  On this day in history the first US postal card issued  

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

1873  On this day in history david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60  

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

1875  On this day in history 238 members of "Whiskey Ring" accused of anti-US activities  

1880  Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo) on this day in history.  

1881  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1577  On this day in history birth of francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer  

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  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals  

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  On this day in history hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies