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Historical Events In April - 01

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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

0527  On this day in history justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium  

0705  Greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI on April - 01.  

1064  Body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik on April - 01.  

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  Berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from the English on April - 01.  

1340  Niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark on this day in history.  

1504  English guilds/corp goes under state control on April - 01.  

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 April - 01 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  Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on April - 01.  

1581  Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on April - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

1724  On this day in history henry Pelham becomes English minister of War  

1725  Francois Bainville, composer on this day in history.  

1733  On this day in history 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  On this day in history louis Lully, composer, dies at 69  

1748  Ruins of Pompeii found on this day in history.  

1755  On April - 01 jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto)  

1772  On April - 01 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 this day in history friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig  

1778  On April - 01 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  On April - 01 birth of emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272)  

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 this day in history birth of gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter  

1582  Thomas Simpson, composer was born on April - 01.  

1610  Charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703) was born on this day in history.  

1640  On this day in history birth of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1085  On April - 01 death of emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048)  

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 this day in history.  

1205  Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on this day in history.  

1528  On this day in history death of francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

1548  Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on April - 01.  

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

1611  On April - 01 death of gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72  

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