Famous Deaths In May - 01
Friday, 24 January 2020
0408 On May - 01 death of arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338)
1118 On May - 01 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 this day in history death of jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals
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 this day in history louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies
1456 On May - 01 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 Death of Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503) on May - 01.
1555 Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53 on May - 01.
1572 Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies on this day in history.
1679 On May - 01 esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
1700 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on this day in history.
1703 Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on May - 01.
1731 On this day in history death of johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677)
1738 Death of Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669) on this day in history.
1772 On May - 01 gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52
1813 Death of Jean-Baptiste BessiĂ¨res, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768) on May - 01.
1831 Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on May - 01.
1863 Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29 on May - 01.
1870 On this day in history 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 this day in history david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60
1874 Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on May - 01.
1886 On May - 01 death of conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens)
1892 Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89 on this day in history.
1896 Death of Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65 on May - 01.
1898 On May - 01 alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81
1899 Death of Ludwig BĂĽchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on this day in history.
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 AntonĂnDvorak, 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)