Historical Events For April - 01
Saturday, 21 October 2017
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 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 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 On this day in history english guilds/corp goes under state control
1528 On this day in history francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer
1548 On April - 01 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 this day in history.
1578 On this day in history william Harvey of England discovers blood circulation
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 April - 01.
1611 Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on this day in history.
1643 Christian Demelius, composer on April - 01.
1663 On this day in history gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)
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 April - 01.
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 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 April - 01.
1772 On this day in history 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 On April - 01 friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
1778 On this day in history oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"