Famous Deaths In May - 01
Monday, 30 January 2023
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 Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies on May - 01.
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 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 Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies on May - 01.
1679 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on May - 01.
1700 On May - 01 john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Rival Ladies), dies
1703 Death of Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered on May - 01.
1731 On May - 01 death of johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677)
1738 Death of Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, English statesman (b. c. 1669) on May - 01.
1772 Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistics/economist, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1813 On this day in history death of jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768)
1831 Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82 on this day in history.
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 May - 01 david Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60
1874 On this day in history vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39
1886 Death of Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1898 On this day in history alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81
1899 On May - 01 death of ludwig Büchner, 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 May - 01.
1904 On this day in history antonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62
1913 On May - 01 death of john Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)