Historical Events Happened In April - 01
Monday, 02 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 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 Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on April - 01.
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 April - 01 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
1528 On this day in history francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer
1548 On this day in history sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81
1572 Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on April - 01.
1578 On this day in history englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation
1578 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on this day in history.
1580 On April - 01 alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
1581 On April - 01 portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II
1582 Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter on April - 01.
1611 On this day in history gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72
1643 On April - 01 christian Demelius, composer
1663 Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on April - 01.
1697 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author on April - 01.
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 On April - 01 louis Lully, composer, dies at 69
1748 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.