Historical Events Happened In April - 01
Saturday, 01 August 2015
0374 On this day in history comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth
0527 Justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium on this day in history.
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 On April - 01 eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81
1205 Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on April - 01.
1283 Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) on this day in history.
1318 On April - 01 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 April - 01.
1504 On this day in history english guilds/corp goes under state control
1528 On this day in history francisco de PeÃ±alosa, Spanish composer
1548 On April - 01 sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81
1572 Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on this day in history.
1578 Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on this day in history.
1578 On this day in history william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)
1580 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on this day in history.
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 Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on April - 01.
1697 On this day in history the birth of Abbe Prevost, French author
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 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 On April - 01 louis Lully, composer, dies at 69
1748 Ruins of Pompeii found on April - 01.
1755 On this day in history jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto)
1772 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1778 On April - 01 oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"