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 "$"