Famous Deaths In May - 31
Sunday, 21 April 2019
0455 On May - 31 death of petronius Maximus, senator/Emperor of Rome, lynched
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 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 May - 31.
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 this day in history.
1551 Aristotele "Basiano" da Sangallo, Italian set designer, dies on this day in history.
1558 Death of Philip Hoby, English politician (b. 1505) on May - 31.
1567 Pereguin de la Grange, French minister/martyr of Reform, dies on this day in history.
1594 On this day in history tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75
1620 On May - 31 willem Louis, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies at 59
1665 On May - 31 pieter J Saenredam, Dutch architectural painter, dies at 67
1680 On May - 31 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 May - 31 death of andrei Osterman, Russian statesman (b. 1686)
1799 Death of Pierre Lemonnier, French astronomer (b. 1715) on this day in history.
1809 Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel, dies in battle at 33 on May - 31.
1831 On May - 31 death of samuel Bentham, British mechanical engineer (b. 1757)
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 this day in history.
1847 On this day in history death of thomas Chalmers, Scottish pastor (b. 1780)
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 Vatroslav Lisinski, composer, dies at 34 on May - 31.
1862 On this day in history robert Hatton, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at about 34
1900 James Loudon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1871-75), dies at 75 on May - 31.
1906 On May - 31 hermann Schell, German theologist (Gott und Geist), dies at 56
1908 On May - 31 c L "Boy" Johnson, cricketer (Test for S Africa 1895-96), dies
1910 On May - 31 elizabeth Blackwell, 1st woman physician, dies at 89