Famous Deaths In May - 01
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
0408 On May - 01 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 this day in history.
1240 On May - 01 death of jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals
1277 On May - 01 stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies
1308 On this day in history death of albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered
1447 On May - 01 louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies
1456 On May - 01 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 this day in history marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53
1572 On this day in history pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies
1679 On this day in history esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
1700 On May - 01 john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies
1703 Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on May - 01.
1731 Death of Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677) on this day in history.
1738 On May - 01 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 Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768) on May - 01.
1831 On this day in history 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 On this day in history death of francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay
1872 On this day in history amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies
1873 David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1886 On May - 01 death of conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens)
1892 On May - 01 willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89
1896 Death of Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65 on May - 01.
1898 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1899 On this day in history death of ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824)
1902 John Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85 on May - 01.
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.