Famous Deaths In May - 01
Saturday, 16 January 2021
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 On May - 01 dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies
1471 Thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91 on May - 01.
1539 On May - 01 death of isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503)
1555 On this day in history marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53
1572 Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies on this day in history.
1679 On this day in history esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
1700 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on this day in history.
1703 On this day in history death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
1731 On May - 01 death of johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677)
1738 On this day in history death of charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669)
1772 On May - 01 gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52
1813 Death of Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768) on May - 01.
1831 On May - 01 antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82
1863 Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on May - 01.
1870 Death of Francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay on May - 01.
1872 Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on this day in history.
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1874 On this day in history vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39
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 May - 01.
1899 On May - 01 death of ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824)
1902 John Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies
1904 AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 on May - 01.
1913 On this day in history death of john Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)