Famous Deaths In May - 31
Sunday, 18 April 2021
0455 Death of Petronius Maximus, senator/Emperor of Rome, lynched on May - 31.
1091 Hendrik van Verdun, bishop of Luik (1075-91), dies on May - 31.
1198 Moses ben Solomon Ha-Cohen, rabbi of Mainz, dies on May - 31.
1246 Death of Isabella of Angouleme, queen of John of England on this day in history.
1349 Death of Thomas Wake, English politician (b. 1297) on May - 31.
1408 Death of Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1358) on this day in history.
1410 On this day in history death of king Martin I of Aragon (b. 1356)
1495 Death of Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England, (b. 1415) on this day in history.
1504 Engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz, dies on May - 31.
1551 On this day in history aristotele "Basiano" da Sangallo, Italian set designer, dies
1558 On this day in history death of philip Hoby, English politician (b. 1505)
1567 On May - 31 pereguin de la Grange, French minister/martyr of Reform, dies
1594 On May - 31 tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75
1620 Willem Louis, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies at 59 on May - 31.
1665 On May - 31 pieter J Saenredam, Dutch architectural painter, dies at 67
1680 On this day in history death of joachim Neander, German clergyman (b. 1650)
1696 On this day in history heinrich Schwemmer, composer, dies at 75
1740 On May - 31 frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51
1747 Death of Andrei Osterman, Russian statesman (b. 1686) on May - 31.
1799 Death of Pierre Lemonnier, French astronomer (b. 1715) on this day in history.
1809 On May - 31 ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel, dies in battle at 33
1831 Death of Samuel Bentham, British mechanical engineer (b. 1757) on this day in history.
1832 Death of Évariste Galois, French mathematician (b. 1811) on this day in history.
1837 Joseph Grimaldi, greatest clown (king of pantomime), dies at 57 on May - 31.
1846 Death of Philip Marheineke, German clergyman (b. 1780) on May - 31.
1847 Death of Thomas Chalmers, Scottish pastor (b. 1780) on this day in history.
1848 Death of Eugénie de Guérin, French writer (b. 1805) on this day in history.
1849 On May - 31 leonard PJ du Bus de Gisignies, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 69
1854 On this day in history vatroslav Lisinski, composer, dies at 34
1862 On this day in history robert Hatton, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at about 34
1900 On this day in history james Loudon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1871-75), dies at 75
1906 On this day in history hermann Schell, German theologist (Gott und Geist), dies at 56
1908 C L "Boy" Johnson, cricketer (Test for S Africa 1895-96), dies on this day in history.
1910 Elizabeth Blackwell, 1st woman physician, dies at 89 on this day in history.