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Historical Events Happened In April - 01

Friday, 12 February 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  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  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 April - 01.  

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

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

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  On April - 01 bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle  

1578  On this day in history 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  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  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  On April - 01 the birth of Abbe Prevost, French author  

1721  On April - 01 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 this day in history louis Lully, composer, dies at 69  

1748  Ruins of Pompeii found on April - 01.  

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  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  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  Emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272) was born on this day in history.  

1283  On April - 01 birth of ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)  

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 April - 01.  

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

1582  On April - 01 birth of thomas Simpson, composer  

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

1640  On this day in history birth of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697)  

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 April - 01.  

1204  Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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  

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