Historical Events For December - 18
Monday, 18 December 2017
1118 On December - 18 aragon's Alfonso the Battler takes Saragossa December 18 from the Almoravid king Ali ibn-Yusuf, whose father defeated Castile's Alfonso VI in 1086
1118 Alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden on December - 18.
1271 On December - 18 kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China.
1352 On this day in history etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI
1406 Anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant today in history.
1603 Admiral Steven van der Haghens fleet departs to East-Indies on December - 18.
1621 Today in history english parliament accept unanimously, Protestation
1661 The "S.S.Elizabeth" of Burntisland lost off the English coast with the Scottish records aboard, being returned from London to which they had been taken by Oliver Cromwell on this day in history.
1719 Thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children" on December - 18.
1737 Today in history antonio Stradivari, world-famous violin maker, dies in Cremona, Italy.
1745 On December - 18 skirmish at Clifton where retreating Jacobite forces under Lord George Murray, defeated General Bland's Hanoverian troops. The last battle to be fought on English soil.