Historical Events In April - 01
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
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 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 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 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 April - 01 francisco de PeÃ±alosa, Spanish composer
1548 Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on April - 01.
1572 On April - 01 bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle
1578 On April - 01 englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation
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 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 On this day in history christian Demelius, composer
1663 Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on April - 01.
1697 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author on April - 01.
1721 On April - 01 pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)
1724 Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on this day in history.
1725 Francois Bainville, composer on April - 01.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer
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 On April - 01 friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on this day in history.