Historical Events In April - 01
Thursday, 19 April 2018
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1340 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1528 On April - 01 francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer
1548 On April - 01 sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81
1572 On this day in history bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle
1578 Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on this day in history.
1580 On April - 01 alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
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 On April - 01 christian Demelius, composer
1663 Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on this day in history.
1697 On this day in history the birth of Abbe Prevost, French author
1721 On this day in history pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)
1724 Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on this day in history.
1725 Francois Bainville, composer on April - 01.
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 Louis Lully, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1748 On this day in history ruins of Pompeii found
1755 Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) on April - 01.
1772 On April - 01 ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer
1776 On this day in history 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 this day in history oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"