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Historical Events For April - 01

Friday, 28 April 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  On this day in history greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI  

1064  On April - 01 body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik  

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  

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

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  English guilds/corp goes under state control on this day in history.  

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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  Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1581  On this day in history portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II  

1582  Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter on April - 01.  

1611  On this day in history gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72  

1643  Christian Demelius, composer on this day in history.  

1663  Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on April - 01.  

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  On this day in history francois Bainville, composer  

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 April - 01 ruins of Pompeii found  

1755  Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) on April - 01.  

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  Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig on April - 01.  

1778  On April - 01 oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1220  On April - 01 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  Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter was born on April - 01.  

1582  Thomas Simpson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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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 this day in history death of st-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053)  

1204  Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on April - 01.  

1205  Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on April - 01.  

1528  On this day in history death of francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

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

1580  Death of Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on April - 01.  

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

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