Historical Events In April - 01
Monday, 21 October 2019
0374 Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth on this day in history.
0527 On April - 01 justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium
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 On April - 01 eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81
1205 Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on April - 01.
1283 Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) on this day in history.
1318 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1528 Francisco de PeÃ±alosa, Spanish composer on April - 01.
1548 On this day in history sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81
1572 Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle on this day in history.
1578 On April - 01 englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation
1578 William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation on April - 01.
1578 William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) on this day in history.
1580 On April - 01 alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
1581 On this day in history portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II
1582 On this day in history gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter
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 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author on this day in history.
1721 Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees) on April - 01.
1724 Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War on this day in history.
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 On April - 01 louis Lully, composer, dies at 69
1748 Ruins of Pompeii found on this day in history.
1755 Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) on April - 01.
1772 Ignaz Franz von Mosel, composer on April - 01.
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 On this day in history oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$"