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 This day in History - April 1
462 Historic Events for April 1
374

Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth

Event
527

Justinianus becomes compassionate emperor of Byzantium

Event
705

Greek pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI

Event
1064

Body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik

Event
1204

Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII and Henry II, dies at 81

Death
1205

Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies

Death
1283

Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)

Birth
1504

English guilds/corp goes under state control

Event
1548

Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81

Death
1572

Bloys van Treslong conquers Brielle

Event
1578

William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)

Birth
1578

William Harvey of England discovers blood circulation

Event
1581

Portugese Cortes subjects himself on Philip II

Event
1582

Thomas Simpson, composer

Birth
1582

Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter

Birth
1611

Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72

Death
1643

Christian Demelius, composer

Birth
1663

Gemert fines unwed motherhood (50 guilder penalty)

Event
1697

Abb‚ Pr‚vost, French novelist/journalist (Manon Lescaut)

Birth
1721

Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)

Birth
1724

Jonathan Swift publishes Drapier's letters

Event
1724

Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War

Event
1725

Fran‡ois Bainville, composer

Birth
1732

Franz Josef Haydn, Austria, composer (Die Sch”pfung)

Birth
1734

Louis Lully, composer, dies at 69

Death