Historical Events In April - 01
Thursday, 23 March 2023
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 Greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI on April - 01.
1064 Body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik on April - 01.
1204 Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 Niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark on April - 01.
1504 On April - 01 english guilds/corp goes under state control
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 Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on April - 01.
1578 Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on this day in history.
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on this day in history.
1580 On this day in history alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
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 April - 01.
1643 On this day in history christian Demelius, composer
1663 On this day in history gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)
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 Francois Bainville, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history louis Lully, composer, dies at 69
1748 Ruins of Pompeii found on April - 01.
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 this day in history.
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 "$"
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