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.
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 "$"