Historical Events In April - 01
Friday, 03 July 2020
0374 Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth on April - 01.
0527 Justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium on this day in history.
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 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 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 On this day in history english guilds/corp goes under state control
1528 Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer on April - 01.
1548 Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1572 Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on April - 01.
1578 Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 On April - 01 william Harvey of England discovers blood circulation
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on April - 01.
1580 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on this day in history.
1581 Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on April - 01.
1582 On this day in history gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter
1611 On this day in history gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72
1643 On April - 01 christian Demelius, composer
1663 On this day in history gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)
1697 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author on April - 01.
1721 Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees) on this day in history.
1724 Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on this day in history.
1725 Francois Bainville, composer on April - 01.
1733 On April - 01 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 Louis Lully, composer, dies at 69 on April - 01.
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 Ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on this day in history.