Historical Events In April - 01
Saturday, 24 October 2020
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 April - 01 greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI
1064 On this day in history body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik
1204 On April - 01 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.
1283 On this day in history ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)
1318 On April - 01 berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from the English.
1340 On this day in history niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark.
1504 English guilds/corp goes under state control on April - 01.
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 On April - 01 bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle
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 this day in history william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)
1580 On this day in history alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
1581 On this day in history portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II
1582 On April - 01 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 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author on this day in history.
1721 Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees) on this day in history.
1724 Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on April - 01.
1725 On April - 01 francois Bainville, composer
1733 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 on April - 01.
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 On this day in history 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 On April - 01 friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on April - 01.