Famous Deaths In May - 31
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
0455 On May - 31 death of petronius Maximus, senator/Emperor of Rome, lynched
1091 Hendrik van Verdun, bishop of Luik (1075-91), dies on this day in history.
1198 On May - 31 moses ben Solomon Ha-Cohen, rabbi of Mainz, dies
1246 Death of Isabella of Angouleme, queen of John of England on May - 31.
1349 On this day in history death of thomas Wake, English politician (b. 1297)
1408 Death of Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1358) on this day in history.
1410 Death of King Martin I of Aragon (b. 1356) on this day in history.
1495 On May - 31 death of cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England, (b. 1415)
1504 On this day in history engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz, dies
1551 Aristotele "Basiano" da Sangallo, Italian set designer, dies on May - 31.
1558 On May - 31 death of philip Hoby, English politician (b. 1505)
1567 On this day in history pereguin de la Grange, French minister/martyr of Reform, dies
1594 On May - 31 tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75
1620 On May - 31 willem Louis, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies at 59
1665 On this day in history pieter J Saenredam, Dutch architectural painter, dies at 67
1680 On this day in history death of joachim Neander, German clergyman (b. 1650)
1696 Heinrich Schwemmer, composer, dies at 75 on May - 31.
1740 On May - 31 frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51
1747 On this day in history death of andrei Osterman, Russian statesman (b. 1686)
1799 On May - 31 death of pierre Lemonnier, French astronomer (b. 1715)
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 Ă‰variste 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 this day in history.
1847 On this day in history death of thomas Chalmers, Scottish pastor (b. 1780)
1848 On May - 31 death of eugĂ©nie de GuĂ©rin, French writer (b. 1805)
1849 Leonard PJ du Bus de Gisignies, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1854 On this day in history vatroslav Lisinski, composer, dies at 34
1862 Robert Hatton, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at about 34 on May - 31.
1900 James Loudon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1871-75), dies at 75 on May - 31.
1906 Hermann Schell, German theologist (Gott und Geist), dies at 56 on May - 31.
1908 On this day in history c L "Boy" Johnson, cricketer (Test for S Africa 1895-96), dies
1910 On May - 31 elizabeth Blackwell, 1st woman physician, dies at 89