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Historical Events Happened In April - 01

Thursday, 26 May 2016

0374  On April - 01 comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth  

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 April - 01.  

1204  Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on April - 01.  

1205  On April - 01 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 this day in history.  

1504  On April - 01 english guilds/corp goes under state control  

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

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

1572  Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on April - 01.  

1578  On April - 01 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 this day in history.  

1581  On April - 01 portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II  

1582  On this day in history gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter  

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

1643  Christian Demelius, composer on April - 01.  

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

1697  The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author on this day in history.  

1721  On this day in history pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)  

1724  Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on April - 01.  

1725  On April - 01 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  Louis Lully, composer, dies at 69 on April - 01.  

1748  Ruins of Pompeii found on this day in history.  

1755  On April - 01 jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto)  

1772  Ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272)  

1283  On April - 01 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  On April - 01 birth of william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

1582  On this day in history birth of gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter  

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

1610  Charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703) was born on April - 01.  

1640  Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In April - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1085  Death of Emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048) on this day in history.  

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 April - 01.  

1205  On April - 01 amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies  

1528  Death of Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer on April - 01.  

1548  On this day in history sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81  

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

1611  Death of Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on this day in history.  

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