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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Sunday, 23 November 2014

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 May - 01 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  On May - 01 anthony Johnson Showalter, composer  

1859  Bohuslav Jeremias, composer on this day in history.  

1861  On May - 01 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  Battle of Chancellorsville VA (29,000 injured or died) on May - 01.  

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

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

1863  Confederate congress passed resolution to kill black soldiers on this day in history.  

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

1863  Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on May - 01.  

1864  Atlanta campaign, Georgia on this day in history.  

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

1869  On May - 01 a colt is reported killed by a meteorite near New Concord OH  

1869  Folies Bergere opens in Paris on this day in history.  

1870  On this day in history 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  Emperor Franz Jozef opens 5th World's Fair in Wien (Vienna) on May - 01.  

1873  The first US postal card issued on this day in history.  

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

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

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  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  On May - 01 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  Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80) was born on this day in history.  

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 May - 01 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 this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on May - 01.  

1118  Death of Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080) on May - 01.  

1171  Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on May - 01.  

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 May - 01.  

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