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Historical Events Happened In May - 01

Monday, 29 August 2016

1852  Calamity [Martha] Jane [Burke], frontier adventurer/indian fighter on May - 01.  

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

1854  Amsterdam begins transferring drinking water out of the dunes on this day in history.  

1857  William Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy on this day in history.  

1858  On May - 01 anthony Johnson Showalter, composer  

1859  On May - 01 bohuslav Jeremias, composer  

1861  Lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry on this day in history.  

1862  Union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans on May - 01.  

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

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

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

1863  On May - 01 confederate congress passed resolution to kill black soldiers  

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  On May - 01 atlanta campaign, Georgia  

1864  On this day in history battle at Alexandria LA (Red River Campaign)  

1864  On May - 01 wilderness campaign  

1864  -8] Battle at Alexandria, Louisiana (Red River Campaign) on May - 01.  

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 May - 01.  

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

1869  On this day in history folies Bergere opens in Paris  

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

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

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

1873  The first US postal card issued on May - 01.  

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  On this day in history 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 May - 01.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1218  On this day in history 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  On May - 01 birth of magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)  

1285  Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326) was born on May - 01.  

1493  On May - 01 birth of phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)  

1545  Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist was born on May - 01.  

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  

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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  On May - 01 death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1447  On this day in history louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies  

1456  On May - 01 hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies  

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