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Historical Events In April - 01

Friday, 14 May 2021

0374  Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth on this day in history.  

0527  On April - 01 justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium  

0705  Greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI on this day in history.  

1064  On this day in history body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik  

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

1205  On April - 01 amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies  

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

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  On this day in history francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

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

1572  Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on this day in history.  

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

1578  On this day in history william Harvey of England discovers blood circulation  

1578  On April - 01 william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

1580  On this day in history alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer  

1581  On April - 01 portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II  

1582  On April - 01 gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter  

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

1643  Christian Demelius, composer on April - 01.  

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

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

1721  On this day in history pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)  

1724  Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on April - 01.  

1725  On April - 01 francois Bainville, composer  

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 April - 01.  

1755  Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) on April - 01.  

1772  Ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer on April - 01.  

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

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 April - 01.  

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

1543  On April - 01 birth of françois de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626)  

1578  On this day in history birth of william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

1582  Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter was born on April - 01.  

1582  On April - 01 birth of thomas Simpson, composer  

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

1640  On April - 01 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 April - 01.  

1204  Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on April - 01.  

1205  On this day in history amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies  

1528  On April - 01 death of francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

1548  On April - 01 sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81  

1580  Death of Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on this day in history.  

1611  On this day in history death of gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72  

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