Famous Deaths In May - 01
Monday, 11 December 2023
0408 On this day in history death of arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338)
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 May - 01.
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 Death of Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered on May - 01.
1447 On May - 01 louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies
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 this day in history.
1539 On this day in history 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 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 On May - 01 john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies
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 Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52 on May - 01.
1813 Death of Jean-Baptiste BessiÃ¨res, 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 May - 01.
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 Death of Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65 on this day in history.
1898 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1899 Death of Ludwig BÃ¼chner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on this day in history.
1902 John Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85 on May - 01.
1903 On May - 01 arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies
1904 AntonÃnDvorak, 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)