Historical Events In April - 01
Monday, 22 April 2019
0374 On this day in history comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth
0527 On April - 01 justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium
0705 On this day in history greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI
1064 Body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik on this day in history.
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
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 Niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark on April - 01.
1504 English guilds/corp goes under state control on this day in history.
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 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on this day in history.
1580 On April - 01 alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
1581 Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on April - 01.
1582 On this day in history gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter
1611 On April - 01 gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72
1643 Christian Demelius, composer on this day in history.
1663 On April - 01 gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)
1697 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1725 On April - 01 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 Louis Lully, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1748 Ruins of Pompeii found on April - 01.
1755 On this day in history jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto)
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 Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig on April - 01.
1778 On this day in history oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"