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Historical Events Happened In April - 01

Thursday, 18 September 2014

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

0527  On April - 01 justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium  

0705  Greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI on April - 01.  

1064  On this day in history body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik  

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 this day in history.  

1283  Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) on April - 01.  

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 April - 01.  

1528  On April - 01 francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

1548  On April - 01 sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81  

1572  Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on April - 01.  

1578  Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on this day in history.  

1578  William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on this day in history.  

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

1580  Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on April - 01.  

1581  On this day in history portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II  

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 this day in history christian Demelius, composer  

1663  Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on April - 01.  

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  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  On April - 01 ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer  

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  On April - 01 friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig  

1778  Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on April - 01.  

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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 this day in history.  

1283  On this day in history birth of ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)  

1543  On April - 01 birth of françois de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626)  

1578  William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) was born on April - 01.  

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

1582  Thomas Simpson, composer was born on this day in history.  

1610  On April - 01 birth of charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703)  

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  Death of Emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048) on April - 01.  

1132  Death of St-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053) on April - 01.  

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 April - 01 death of francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

1548  Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on April - 01.  

1580  On April - 01 death of alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer  

1611  Death of Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on April - 01.