Historical Events In April - 01
Saturday, 28 March 2020
0374 On April - 01 comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth
0527 On this day in history 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 April - 01.
1204 On this day in history eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81
1205 On April - 01 amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies
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 On April - 01 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 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 Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on April - 01.
1578 Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on this day in history.
1578 On April - 01 william Harvey of England discovers blood circulation
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on this day in history.
1580 On April - 01 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 this day in history 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 On this day in history the birth of Abbe Prevost, French author
1721 Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees) on April - 01.
1724 Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on April - 01.
1725 On this day in history francois Bainville, composer
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 On April - 01 ruins of Pompeii found
1755 Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) on this day in history.
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 Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" on April - 01.