Famous Deaths In May - 01
Wednesday, 21 August 2019
0408 Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on this day in history.
1118 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On May - 01 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 this day in history hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies
1471 On this day in history thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91
1539 Death of Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503) on this day in history.
1555 On May - 01 marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53
1572 On May - 01 pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies
1679 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1700 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on May - 01.
1703 On May - 01 death of kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
1731 On this day in history death of johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677)
1738 On May - 01 death of charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669)
1772 On this day in history gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52
1813 On May - 01 death of jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768)
1831 Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1863 On this day in history edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29
1870 On May - 01 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 May - 01 david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60
1874 On this day in history vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39
1886 On this day in history 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 On May - 01 alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81
1899 Death of Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on May - 01.
1902 John Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1903 Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies on this day in history.
1904 On May - 01 antonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62
1913 Death of John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850) on this day in history.