Historical Events In April - 01
Friday, 12 August 2022
0374 Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth on April - 01.
0527 Justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium on April - 01.
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 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
1283 Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history english guilds/corp goes under state control
1528 On April - 01 francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer
1548 Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on April - 01.
1572 On this day in history bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle
1578 Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on this day in history.
1578 On April - 01 william Harvey of England discovers blood circulation
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on April - 01.
1580 On April - 01 alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
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 this day in history christian Demelius, composer
1663 Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on April - 01.
1697 On April - 01 the birth of Abbe Prevost, French author
1721 Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees) on April - 01.
1724 On this day in history henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
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 April - 01.
1734 On April - 01 louis Lully, composer, dies at 69
1748 Ruins of Pompeii found on April - 01.
1755 On April - 01 jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto)
1772 On this day in history ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer
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 this day in history.
1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on this day in history.