Historical Events Happened In April - 01
Tuesday, 25 November 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 this day in history.
1064 On April - 01 body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik
1204 Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on April - 01.
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 Berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from the English on this day in history.
1340 Niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark on April - 01.
1504 English guilds/corp goes under state control on this day in history.
1528 Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer on April - 01.
1548 Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on April - 01.
1572 On April - 01 bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle
1578 Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 On this day in history william Harvey of England discovers blood circulation
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on this day in history.
1580 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on April - 01.
1581 Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on this day in history.
1582 Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter on April - 01.
1611 On April - 01 gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72
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 On this day in history pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)
1724 On this day in history henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
1725 Francois Bainville, composer on April - 01.
1733 On this day in history 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.
1734 Louis Lully, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1748 On April - 01 ruins of Pompeii found
1755 On April - 01 jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto)
1772 On April - 01 ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer
1776 Ships carrying 1,124 United Empire Loyalists arrive at Halifax from Boston; many with the British Army; in all, 40,000 Americans remain loyal on April - 01.
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.