Historical Events Happened In April - 01
Thursday, 18 September 2014
0374 Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
0527 On April - 01 justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium
0705 Greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI on April - 01.
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 this day in history.
1205 Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on this day in history.
1283 Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) on April - 01.
1318 Berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from the English on this day in history.
1340 On this day in history 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 April - 01.
1528 On April - 01 francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer
1548 On April - 01 sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81
1572 Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on April - 01.
1578 Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on this day in history.
1578 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on this day in history.
1578 On April - 01 william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)
1580 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on April - 01.
1581 On this day in history portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II
1582 On this day in history gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter
1611 Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on April - 01.
1643 On this day in history 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 this day in history pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)
1724 Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on this day in history.
1725 On this day in history 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 On April - 01 louis Lully, composer, dies at 69
1748 Ruins of Pompeii found on this day in history.
1755 Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) on this day in history.
1772 On April - 01 ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer
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 April - 01 friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on April - 01.