Historical Events In April - 01
Monday, 19 April 2021
0374 Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
0527 Justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium on this day in history.
0705 On April - 01 greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI
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 Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on this day in history.
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 April - 01 niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark.
1504 On April - 01 english guilds/corp goes under state control
1528 On this day in history francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer
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 April - 01 englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation
1578 On this day in history william Harvey of England discovers blood circulation
1578 On this day in history william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)
1580 On this day in history alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
1581 Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on this day in history.
1582 On April - 01 gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter
1611 On April - 01 gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72
1643 Christian Demelius, composer on April - 01.
1663 Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on this day in history.
1697 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author on April - 01.
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 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 Louis Lully, composer, dies at 69 on April - 01.
1748 Ruins of Pompeii found on this day in history.
1755 On April - 01 jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto)
1772 Ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer on this day in history.
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 Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig on April - 01.
1778 On April - 01 oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"