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Historical Events Happened In April - 01

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

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

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 April - 01 ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)  

1318  Berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from the English on this day in history.  

1340  Niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark on April - 01.  

1504  English guilds/corp goes under state control on this day in history.  

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

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

1572  On April - 01 bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle  

1578  On April - 01 englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1611  On April - 01 gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72  

1643  On April - 01 christian Demelius, composer  

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  Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees) on April - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

1748  On April - 01 ruins of Pompeii found  

1755  Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) on April - 01.  

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 April - 01.  

1776  On this day in history friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig  

1778  On April - 01 oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1220  Emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272) was born on April - 01.  

1283  Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1640  On April - 01 birth of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697)  

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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  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  On this day in history amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies  

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

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 this day in history.  

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