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Historical Events Happened In April - 01

Friday, 31 October 2014

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 April - 01.  

0705  On this day in history greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI  

1064  On this day in history 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  Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) on April - 01.  

1318  On this day in history berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from the English.  

1340  On this day in history niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark.  

1504  On April - 01 english guilds/corp goes under state control  

1528  Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer on this day in history.  

1548  Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

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 this day in history.  

1611  Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on this day in history.  

1643  Christian Demelius, composer on April - 01.  

1663  On April - 01 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  Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on this day in history.  

1725  Francois Bainville, composer on this day in history.  

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 April - 01 louis Lully, composer, dies at 69  

1748  Ruins of Pompeii found on this day in history.  

1755  Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) on this day in history.  

1772  Ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer on April - 01.  

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  On this day in history friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig  

1778  On this day in history oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1220  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272)  

1283  Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) was born on this day in history.  

1543  François de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626) was born on this day in history.  

1578  William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) was born on this day in history.  

1582  On April - 01 birth of gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter  

1582  Thomas Simpson, composer was born on April - 01.  

1610  On April - 01 birth of charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703)  

1640  On April - 01 birth of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697)  

Famous Deaths In April - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1085  Death of Emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048) on April - 01.  

1132  Death of St-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053) on April - 01.  

1204  On this day in history eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81  

1205  On this day in history amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies  

1528  On April - 01 death of francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

1548  On April - 01 sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81  

1580  On April - 01 death of alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer  

1611  Death of Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on April - 01.