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Historical Events Happened In April - 01

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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 this day in history.  

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  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  English guilds/corp goes under state control on April - 01.  

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

1548  Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on April - 01.  

1572  Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on April - 01.  

1578  On this day in history englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation  

1578  William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on April - 01.  

1578  William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on April - 01.  

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  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  Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees) on this day in history.  

1724  On this day in history henry Pelham becomes English minister of War  

1725  On this day in history francois Bainville, composer  

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 this day in history louis Lully, composer, dies at 69  

1748  On this day in history ruins of Pompeii found  

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

1772  On April - 01 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 April - 01.  

1778  Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1220  Emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272) was born on April - 01.  

1283  On April - 01 birth of ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)  

1543  On April - 01 birth of françois de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626)  

1578  On April - 01 birth of william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

1582  Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter was born on this day in history.  

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

1610  Charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703) was born on April - 01.  

1640  Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697) was born on April - 01.  

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  On April - 01 death of st-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053)  

1204  Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1205  On April - 01 amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies  

1528  Death of Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer on April - 01.  

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

1580  On this day in history death of alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer  

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