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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

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1852  Calamity [Martha] Jane [Burke], frontier adventurer/indian fighter on this day in history.  

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 May - 01.  

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

1863  On May - 01 battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi  

1863  Confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars &Bars" on this day in history.  

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  Wilderness campaign on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1873  On May - 01 emperor Franz Jozef opens 5th World's Fair in Wien (Vienna)  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1880  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)  

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

1285  On May - 01 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  Francois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer was born on May - 01.  

Famous Deaths In May - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on this day in history.  

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

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

1308  On May - 01 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 May - 01 hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies