Historical Events In April - 01
Friday, 18 June 2021
0374 On this day in history 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 Greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI on this day in history.
1064 On this day in history body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik
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 On this day in history ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)
1318 On this day in history 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 English guilds/corp goes under state control on April - 01.
1528 On this day in history francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer
1548 On April - 01 sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81
1572 Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on April - 01.
1578 On this day in history englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation
1578 On this day in history william Harvey of England discovers blood circulation
1578 On this day in history william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)
1580 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on this day in history.
1581 On this day in history portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II
1582 On April - 01 gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter
1611 Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on this day in history.
1643 Christian Demelius, composer on April - 01.
1663 Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty) on April - 01.
1697 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author on this day in history.
1721 Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees) on April - 01.
1724 On April - 01 henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
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 Louis Lully, composer, dies at 69 on April - 01.
1748 Ruins of Pompeii found on April - 01.
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 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 On April - 01 friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang," premieres in Leipzig
1778 On April - 01 oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"