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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.  

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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 this day in history.  

1283  On this day in history birth of ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)  

1543  On April - 01 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  Thomas Simpson, composer was born on this day in history.  

1610  Charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703) was born on April - 01.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

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