Historical Events Happened In April - 01
Friday, 19 December 2014
0374 Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth on April - 01.
0527 On this day in history justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium
0705 Greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI on April - 01.
1064 Body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik on April - 01.
1204 Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1205 On April - 01 amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies
1283 On April - 01 ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)
1318 On this day in history berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from the English.
1340 Niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark on this day in history.
1504 English guilds/corp goes under state control on April - 01.
1528 Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer on this day in history.
1548 Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on April - 01.
1572 Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on April - 01.
1578 On this day in history englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation
1578 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on April - 01.
1580 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on April - 01.
1581 On this day in history portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II
1582 Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter on April - 01.
1611 Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on this day in history.
1643 On this day in history christian Demelius, composer
1663 On this day in history gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)
1697 On April - 01 the birth of Abbe Prevost, French author
1721 Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees) on this day in history.
1724 On this day in history henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
1725 On this day in history francois Bainville, composer
1733 Canada's first lighthouse lit for the first time, using coal from nearby Morien and Spanish River, the round 200 metre tower, made with cement from limestone burned in local kilns, is the first fireproof concrete structure in North America on this day in history.
1734 On this day in history louis Lully, composer, dies at 69
1748 On this day in history ruins of Pompeii found
1755 Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) on this day in history.
1772 On April - 01 ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer
1776 On April - 01 ships carrying 1,124 United Empire Loyalists arrive at Halifax from Boston; many with the British Army; in all, 40,000 Americans remain loyal.
1776 Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig on April - 01.
1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on this day in history.