Famous Deaths In May - 01
Friday, 05 June 2020
0408 Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on May - 01.
1118 On this day in history death of edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)
1171 On May - 01 dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies
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 Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on May - 01.
1447 Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on May - 01.
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 Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53 on May - 01.
1572 On this day in history pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies
1679 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on May - 01.
1700 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on this day in history.
1703 Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on this day in history.
1731 On this day in history 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 this day in history gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52
1813 On May - 01 death of jean-Baptiste BessiĂ¨res, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768)
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 this day in history.
1870 Death of Francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay on this day in history.
1872 Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies 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.
1886 Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on May - 01.
1892 On this day in history willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89
1896 On May - 01 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 On this day in history death of ludwig BĂĽchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824)
1902 On May - 01 john Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85
1903 Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies on this day in history.
1904 On May - 01 antonĂnDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62
1913 Death of John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850) on May - 01.