Historical Events For April - 01
Saturday, 21 January 2017
0374 On April - 01 comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth
0527 On April - 01 justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium
0705 On April - 01 greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI
1064 Body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik on April - 01.
1204 On April - 01 eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81
1205 On April - 01 amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies
1283 On this day in history ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)
1318 Berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from the English on April - 01.
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 April - 01.
1528 On April - 01 francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer
1548 On this day in history sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81
1572 Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on April - 01.
1578 On April - 01 englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation
1578 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on this day in history.
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on April - 01.
1580 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on this day in history.
1581 Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on April - 01.
1582 On this day in history gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter
1611 Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on April - 01.
1643 Christian Demelius, composer on this day in history.
1663 Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on this day in history.
1697 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author on this day in history.
1721 On April - 01 pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)
1724 Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on this day in history.
1725 On April - 01 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 April - 01.
1734 On this day in history 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 Ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1776 Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.
1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on this day in history.