Historical Events Happened In April - 01
Sunday, 24 May 2015
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 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 this day in history amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies
1283 Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history english guilds/corp goes under state control
1528 Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer on April - 01.
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 April - 01.
1578 On April - 01 william Harvey of England discovers blood circulation
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on this day in history.
1580 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on April - 01.
1581 Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on April - 01.
1582 Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter on April - 01.
1611 Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on April - 01.
1643 Christian Demelius, composer on this day in history.
1663 On April - 01 gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)
1697 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author on this day in history.
1721 Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees) on this day in history.
1724 On April - 01 henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
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 On April - 01 louis Lully, composer, dies at 69
1748 Ruins of Pompeii found on April - 01.
1755 On this day in history jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto)
1772 On this day in history ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer
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 "$"