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Historical Events Happened In April - 01

Wednesday, 01 April 2015

0374  Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth on this day in history.  

0527  Justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium on April - 01.  

0705  On this day in history greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI  

1064  Body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik on this day in history.  

1204  On this day in history eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81  

1205  Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on this day in history.  

1283  On this day in history 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  On April - 01 niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark.  

1504  English guilds/corp goes under state control on April - 01.  

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

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 this day in history englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation  

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

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

1580  Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on April - 01.  

1581  Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on this day in history.  

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

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

1643  On April - 01 christian Demelius, composer  

1663  On April - 01 gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)  

1697  On this day in history 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 April - 01.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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  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  François de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626) was born on April - 01.  

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

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

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

1610  Charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048)  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81  

1580  Death of Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on this day in history.  

1611  On April - 01 death of gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72