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Historical Events For May - 01

Saturday, 21 October 2017

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

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  William Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy on this day in history.  

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

1859  On May - 01 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 May - 01 battle of Chancellorsville VA (29,000 injured or died)  

1863  Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi on May - 01.  

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

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  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  On this day in history american Equal Rights Association forms  

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

1867  On May - 01 howard University chartered  

1869  On May - 01 "Folies-Bergère" opens in Paris France  

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

1869  Folies Bergere opens in Paris on May - 01.  

1870  On May - 01 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 May - 01.  

1873  On May - 01 the first US postal card issued  

1873  On this day in history 1st US postal card issued  

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

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

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

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  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 May - 01.  

1238  On May - 01 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  Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On May - 01 birth of franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist  

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  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  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 May - 01.  

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

1308  Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on May - 01.  

1447  On this day in history 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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