Historical Events In April - 01
Friday, 01 December 2023
0374 On April - 01 comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth
0527 Justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium on April - 01.
0705 On this day in history 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 this day in history eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81
1205 Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on April - 01.
1283 On April - 01 ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)
1318 Berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from the English on this day in history.
1340 Niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark on this day in history.
1504 On this day in history english guilds/corp goes under state control
1528 Francisco de PeÃ±alosa, Spanish composer on April - 01.
1548 Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle
1578 On this day in history englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation
1578 On April - 01 william Harvey of England discovers blood circulation
1578 On April - 01 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 On April - 01 gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter
1611 Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on April - 01.
1643 Christian Demelius, composer on this day in history.
1663 On this day in history gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)
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 this day in history henry Pelham becomes English minister of War
1725 Francois Bainville, composer on this day in history.
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 April - 01.
1755 Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French lawyer (Fisiologia del Gusto) on this day in history.
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 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 "$"