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Historical Events In April - 01

Monday, 23 May 2022

0374  On this day in history 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  Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on April - 01.  

1283  Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) on this day in history.  

1318  On this day in history berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from the English.  

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  Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer on this day in history.  

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

1572  Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on April - 01.  

1578  Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on April - 01.  

1578  William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on this day in history.  

1578  On April - 01 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 April - 01.  

1582  On April - 01 gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter  

1611  Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on April - 01.  

1643  On this day in history christian Demelius, composer  

1663  On April - 01 gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)  

1697  On April - 01 the birth of Abbe Prevost, French author  

1721  Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees) on April - 01.  

1724  On April - 01 henry Pelham becomes English minister of War  

1725  On this day in history francois Bainville, composer  

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 April - 01 louis Lully, composer, dies at 69  

1748  On April - 01 ruins of Pompeii found  

1755  On this day in history 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  Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.  

1778  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1543  François de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703)  

1640  Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697) was born on April - 01.  

Famous Deaths In April - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1085  On this day in history death of emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048)  

1132  On this day in history death of st-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053)  

1204  On this day in history eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81  

1205  Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on April - 01.  

1528  Death of Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer on this day in history.  

1548  On this day in history 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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