Historical Events In April - 01
Friday, 05 June 2020
0374 On this day in history 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 April - 01 greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI
1064 On April - 01 body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik
1204 Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on April - 01.
1205 Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on April - 01.
1283 Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) on April - 01.
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 April - 01.
1528 Francisco de PeÃ±alosa, Spanish composer on this day in history.
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 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on April - 01.
1581 On April - 01 portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II
1582 Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter on April - 01.
1611 On this day in history gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72
1643 Christian Demelius, composer on April - 01.
1663 Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on this day in history.
1697 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author on April - 01.
1721 Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees) on this day in history.
1724 On this day in history henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
1725 On April - 01 francois Bainville, composer
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 Louis Lully, composer, dies at 69 on April - 01.
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 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 this day in history.
1776 Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig on April - 01.
1778 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on April - 01.