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Historical Events Happened In April - 01

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

0374  On April - 01 comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth  

0527  Justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium on this day in history.  

0705  On this day in history greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI  

1064  On April - 01 body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik  

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

1205  On April - 01 amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies  

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

1318  On April - 01 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  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 April - 01.  

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

1581  On April - 01 portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II  

1582  On April - 01 gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter  

1611  Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on this day in history.  

1643  On April - 01 christian Demelius, composer  

1663  Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on April - 01.  

1697  On this day in history the birth of Abbe Prevost, French author  

1721  On April - 01 pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)  

1724  Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on this day in history.  

1725  Francois Bainville, composer on April - 01.  

1733  On April - 01 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.  

1734  Louis Lully, composer, dies at 69 on April - 01.  

1748  On April - 01 ruins of Pompeii found  

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

1772  On this day in history ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer  

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 April - 01 friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig  

1778  On this day in history oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"  

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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 April - 01.  

1283  Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) was born on April - 01.  

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 April - 01.  

1582  Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter was born on April - 01.  

1582  Thomas Simpson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1640  Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697) was born on April - 01.  

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 this day in history death of st-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053)  

1204  On April - 01 eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81  

1205  On April - 01 amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies  

1528  Death of 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  

1580  Death of Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on April - 01.  

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