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Historical Events Happened In April - 01

Saturday, 19 April 2014

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

0527  On this day in history justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium  

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  On this day in history eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81  

1205  Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on this day in history.  

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

1318  On this day in history 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  English guilds/corp goes under state control on this day in history.  

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

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

1572  On this day in history bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle  

1578  On this day in history englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation  

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

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

1580  On this day in history alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer  

1581  Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history christian Demelius, composer  

1663  On this day in history gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)  

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  On this day in history henry Pelham becomes English minister of War  

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  Louis Lully, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1748  Ruins of Pompeii found on this day in history.  

1755  On this day in history jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto)  

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

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  On this day in history friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig  

1778  Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on this day in history.  

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

1543  François de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626) was born on this day in history.  

1578  On this day in history birth of william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

1582  Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter was born on this day in history.  

1582  On this day in history birth of thomas Simpson, composer  

1610  Charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1204  On this day in history eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81  

1205  Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on this day in history.  

1528  Death of 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.  

1580  Death of Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on this day in history.  

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