Famous Deaths In May - 31
Monday, 17 June 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 On May - 31 moses ben Solomon Ha-Cohen, rabbi of Mainz, dies
1246 On this day in history death of isabella of Angouleme, queen of John of England
1349 On this day in history death of thomas Wake, English politician (b. 1297)
1408 On May - 31 death of ashikaga Yoshimitsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1358)
1410 On May - 31 death of king Martin I of Aragon (b. 1356)
1495 On this day in history death of cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England, (b. 1415)
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 Death of Philip Hoby, English politician (b. 1505) on this day in history.
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 this day in history willem Louis, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies at 59
1665 Pieter J Saenredam, Dutch architectural painter, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1680 On this day in history death of joachim Neander, German clergyman (b. 1650)
1696 On May - 31 heinrich Schwemmer, composer, dies at 75
1740 Frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51 on May - 31.
1747 On this day in history death of andrei Osterman, Russian statesman (b. 1686)
1799 Death of Pierre Lemonnier, French astronomer (b. 1715) on May - 31.
1809 Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel, dies in battle at 33 on May - 31.
1831 Death of Samuel Bentham, British mechanical engineer (b. 1757) on this day in history.
1832 On May - 31 death of Évariste Galois, French mathematician (b. 1811)
1837 On May - 31 joseph Grimaldi, greatest clown (king of pantomime), dies at 57
1846 On May - 31 death of philip Marheineke, German clergyman (b. 1780)
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 May - 31.
1849 Leonard PJ du Bus de Gisignies, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 69 on May - 31.
1854 Vatroslav Lisinski, composer, dies at 34 on May - 31.
1862 Robert Hatton, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at about 34 on May - 31.
1900 On May - 31 james Loudon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1871-75), dies at 75
1906 On May - 31 hermann Schell, German theologist (Gott und Geist), dies at 56
1908 C L "Boy" Johnson, cricketer (Test for S Africa 1895-96), dies on May - 31.
1910 Elizabeth Blackwell, 1st woman physician, dies at 89 on this day in history.