Historical Events Happened In April - 01
Friday, 31 October 2014
0374 Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
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 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 April - 01.
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 this day in history 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 April - 01 english guilds/corp goes under state control
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 On April - 01 bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle
1578 Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 On this day in history 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 Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter on this day in history.
1611 Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on this day in history.
1643 Christian Demelius, composer on April - 01.
1663 On April - 01 gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)
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 Francois Bainville, composer on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
1778 On this day in history oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"