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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.  

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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 this day in history birth of françois de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626)  

1578  On April - 01 birth of william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

1582  On April - 01 birth of gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter  

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  Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697) was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of St-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053) on this day in history.  

1204  Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on April - 01.  

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

1528  On April - 01 death of francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

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 April - 01 death of gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72  

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