Historical Events For April - 01
Friday, 02 December 2016
0374 Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
0527 Justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium on this day in history.
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 On April - 01 eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81
1205 On April - 01 amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies
1283 Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history english guilds/corp goes under state control
1528 Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer on this day in history.
1548 On this day in history sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81
1572 On April - 01 bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle
1578 Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on this day in history.
1580 On April - 01 alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
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 April - 01.
1643 On April - 01 christian Demelius, composer
1663 Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on April - 01.
1697 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author on April - 01.
1721 On April - 01 pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)
1724 On April - 01 henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
1725 Francois Bainville, composer on this day in history.
1733 On April - 01 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 this day in history ruins of Pompeii found
1755 On this day in history jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto)
1772 Ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer on April - 01.
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 this day in history.
1776 On this day in history friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on this day in history.