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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Thursday, 05 May 2016

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

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

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 May - 01.  

1861  Lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry on May - 01.  

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

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

1863  On May - 01 battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi  

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

1863  On this day in history confederate congress passed resolution to kill black soldiers  

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

1863  Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on this day in history.  

1864  Atlanta campaign, Georgia on this day in history.  

1864  Battle at Alexandria LA (Red River Campaign) on May - 01.  

1864  Wilderness campaign on May - 01.  

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 May - 01.  

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 May - 01.  

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

1872  On May - 01 amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies  

1873  Emperor Franz Jozef opens 5th World's Fair in Wien (Vienna) on May - 01.  

1873  On May - 01 the first US postal card issued  

1873  On May - 01 1st US postal card issued  

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

1874  On May - 01 vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39  

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

1880  On this day in history 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  John I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257) was born on May - 01.  

1218  Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291) was born on May - 01.  

1238  Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80) was born on this day in history.  

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

1493  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  On May - 01 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 May - 01.  

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

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

1447  Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on May - 01.  

1456  On this day in history hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies  

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