Historical Events In April - 01
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0374 Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth on April - 01.
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 this day in history eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81
1205 On this day in history amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies
1283 On April - 01 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 Niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark on this day in history.
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 On April - 01 bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle
1578 Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on this day in history.
1578 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on this day in history.
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on April - 01.
1580 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on this day in history.
1581 Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on April - 01.
1582 On April - 01 gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter
1611 Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on this day in history.
1643 On this day in history christian Demelius, composer
1663 Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on April - 01.
1697 On this day in history the birth of Abbe Prevost, French author
1721 On April - 01 pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)
1724 On this day in history henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
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 this day in history.
1734 On April - 01 louis Lully, composer, dies at 69
1748 Ruins of Pompeii found on this day in history.
1755 On this day in history jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto)
1772 On April - 01 ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer
1776 On April - 01 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 On this day in history oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"