Famous Deaths In May - 01
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0408 Death of Arcadius, Eastern Roman emperor (b. 337/338) on this day in history.
1118 On May - 01 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 On May - 01 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 this day in history.
1447 Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies on May - 01.
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 this day in history.
1539 On May - 01 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 May - 01.
1700 John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies on this day in history.
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 On May - 01 antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82
1863 On May - 01 edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29
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 On May - 01 vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39
1886 Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on May - 01.
1892 Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89 on this day in history.
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 Death of Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (b. 1824) on May - 01.
1902 On May - 01 john Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85
1903 On this day in history arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies
1904 On this day in history 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.