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Historical Events For April - 01

Thursday, 23 March 2017

0374  Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth on April - 01.  

0527  On April - 01 justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium  

0705  Greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI on this day in history.  

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

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

1318  On April - 01 berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from the English.  

1340  On this day in history 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  

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1528  On April - 01 francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

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  On April - 01 englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation  

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  On April - 01 alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer  

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

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 this day in history gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)  

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

1721  On April - 01 pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)  

1724  On April - 01 henry Pelham becomes English minister of War  

1725  On April - 01 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  On this day in history louis Lully, composer, dies at 69  

1748  On April - 01 ruins of Pompeii found  

1755  Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) on this day in history.  

1772  Ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer on April - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1543  On this day in history birth of françois de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626)  

1578  William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1610  On this day in history birth of charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703)  

1640  Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697) was born on April - 01.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1085  On April - 01 death of emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048)  

1132  On April - 01 death of st-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053)  

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

1205  Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on April - 01.  

1528  On this day in history death of francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

1548  Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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.  

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