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.