Historical Events In April - 01
Monday, 20 September 2021
0374 Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
0527 Justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium on April - 01.
0705 On April - 01 greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI
1064 Body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik on April - 01.
1204 On April - 01 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 Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) on April - 01.
1318 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1528 On April - 01 francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer
1548 On this day in history sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81
1572 On this day in history 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 Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II on this day in history.
1582 Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1697 On this day in history the birth of Abbe Prevost, French author
1721 Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees) on this day in history.
1724 On April - 01 henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
1725 On this day in history 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 On April - 01 louis Lully, composer, dies at 69
1748 On April - 01 ruins of Pompeii found
1755 Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) on April - 01.
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 April - 01.
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.