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 This day in History - May 1
545 Historic Events for May 1
305

Emperor Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus Jovius of Rome resigns

Event
1006

Supernova observed by Chinese and Egyptians in constellation Lupus

Event
1048

Bishop Bernold flees St Pieterskerk for Utrecht Neth

Event
1171

Dermot MacMurrough, last Irish King of Leinster, dies

Death
1238

Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)

Birth
1277

Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies

Death
1308

Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered

Death
1394

Ekiho, exorcised the Zen temple and it's surroundings from an old badger

Event
1447

Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies

Death
1456

Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies

Death
1471

Thomas a Kempis, spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91

Death
1493

Phillippus Paracelsus, Switzerland, physician/alchemist (or 11/10)

Birth
1523

Danish king Christian III arrives in Veere

Event
1528

P nfilo the Narva‚z begins exploration to with 350 men to Florida

Event
1544

Turkish troops occupy Hungary

Event
1545

Franciscus Junius, [Fran‡ois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist

Birth
1551

Council of Trente resumes

Event
1555

Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53

Death
1567

Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter

Birth
1572

Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri], great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies

Death
1577

Fran‡ois van Kinschot, Dutch treasurer

Birth
1582

Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer

Birth
1592

Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionaries/astronomer

Birth
1598

Jacob van Necks merchant fleet departs for Java

Event
1620

Mikl¢s Zr¡nyi, Hungarian general [or Jan 5]

Birth