Historical Events For February - 18
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
0814 Angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne on February - 18.
0999 Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies on February - 18.
1129 Jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II on February - 18.
1217 Alexander Neckum de Sancto Albano, Engl encyclopedist, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1268 On this day in history the Livonian Brothers of the Sword are defeated by Dovmont of Pskov in the Battle of Rakovor.
1332 Amda Seyon I, Emperor of Ethiopia begins his campaigns in the southern Muslim provinces on this day in history.
1397 On February - 18 enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56
1404 On this day in history leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Della Pittura)
1455 Fra Angelico, Italian monk/painter, dies on February - 18.
1478 On February - 18 george, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London.
1478 On this day in history duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel
1486 On February - 18 chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer
1503 On February - 18 henry Tudor created Prince of Wales (later Henry VIII)
1516 On February - 18 mary I Tudor, [Bloody Mary], Greenwich, queen of England (1553-58)
1517 On this day in history the birth of Mary Tudor, Daughter of Henry VIII
1535 On this day in history agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, dies at 48
1536 On February - 18 france & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel
1536 On February - 18 france & Turkey sign milt/trade agreement against King Karel
1546 On this day in history martin Luther, who started the Lutheran religion, dies in Germany.
1546 Martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1559 Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian on February - 18.
1563 Huguenot Jean Poltrot de Méré shoots General François De Guise on February - 18.
1563 Huguenot Jean Poltrot de Mere shoots gen Francois De Guise on February - 18.
1564 Michelangelo dies in Rome on February - 18.
1564 Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88 on February - 18.
1574 Zeeland falls to Dutch rebels on February - 18.
1587 On February - 18 mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8]
1609 On February - 18 edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
1632 Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer on this day in history.
1634 On February - 18 ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution
1660 Judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried on February - 18.
1677 Jacques Cassini, French astronomer (rings of Saturn) on this day in history.
1678 On February - 18 john Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published
1678 On February - 18 john Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published