Famous Deaths In May - 01
Sunday, 09 August 2020
0408 On this day in history 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 May - 01.
1171 Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on May - 01.
1240 On May - 01 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 this day in history.
1456 Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on this day in history.
1471 Thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91 on this day in history.
1539 Death of Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503) on this day in history.
1555 Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53 on May - 01.
1572 On May - 01 pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies
1679 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on May - 01.
1700 On this day in history john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies
1703 On May - 01 death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
1731 Death of Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677) on this day in history.
1738 Death of Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669) on May - 01.
1772 Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52 on May - 01.
1813 Death of Jean-Baptiste BessiĂ¨res, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768) on May - 01.
1831 Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on May - 01.
1863 On this day in history edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29
1870 On this day in history death of 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 On this day in history david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on May - 01.
1886 On May - 01 death of conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens)
1892 On this day in history willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89
1896 On this day in history death of nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65
1898 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1899 Death of Ludwig BĂĽchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on May - 01.
1902 John Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85 on May - 01.
1903 Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies on May - 01.
1904 On this day in history antonĂnDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62
1913 On this day in history death of john Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)