[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History May 1

Tue Apr 30 20:48:45 PDT 2002

1238 Magnus VI Lagabuter King of Norway (1263-80)
1245 Philippe III Poissy Yvelines France, King of France (1270-85)
1493 Phillippus Paracelsus Switzerland, physician/alchemist
1545 Franciscus Junius [François du Jon], French/Netherlands calvinist
1567 Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt Dutch royal painter
1577 François van Kinschot Dutch treasurer
1582 Marco da Gagliano Italian opera composer
1592 Johann A Schall von Bell German missionaries/astronomer

1171 Dermot MacMurrough last Irish king of Leinster, dies
1277 Stefanus IV Uros I de Great King of Serbia (1243-76), dies
1308 Albrecht I van Habsburg German King (1298-1308), murdered
1447 Louis VII Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies
1456 Hugues de Lannoy Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies
1471 Thomas a Kempis spiritual writer (Navolging of Christ), dies at 91
1555 Marcellus II [Marcello Cervini] Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53
1572 Pius V [Antonio Ghislieri] great-inquisiteur/Pope (1566-72), dies

Other Events:
0305 Emperor Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus Jovius of Rome resigns
1006 Supernova observed by Chinese & Egyptians in constellation Lupus
1048 Bishop Bernold flees St Pieterskerk for Utrecht Netherlands
1394 Ekiho, exorcised the Zen temple & it's surroundings from an old badger
1501 In his encyclical "Ad ea quae circa decorem," Pope Alexander VI
sanctioned the Minim Friars, a religious order founded by Francis of Paola
(1416-1507) in 1435
1523 Danish king Christian III arrives in Veere
1528 Pánfilo the Narvaéz begins exploration to with 350 men to Florida
1544 Turkish troops occupy Hungary
1551 Council of Trente resumes
1598 Jacob van Necks merchant fleet departs for Java

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