Historical Events In April - 01
Friday, 17 August 2018
0374 On April - 01 comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth
0527 Justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium on this day in history.
0705 On this day in history 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 Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1205 Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on April - 01.
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 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 April - 01 francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer
1548 Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle
1578 On this day in history englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation
1578 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
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 April - 01.
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 Christian Demelius, composer on this day in history.
1663 Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on this day in history.
1697 On April - 01 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 April - 01.
1725 Francois Bainville, composer on this day in history.
1733 On April - 01 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 this day in history louis Lully, composer, dies at 69
1748 On this day in history ruins of Pompeii found
1755 Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) on April - 01.
1772 Ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer on this day in history.
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 On April - 01 friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
1778 On April - 01 oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"