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Historical Events Happened In February - 18

Friday, 18 April 2014

0814  Angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne on this day in history.  

0999  Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies on this day in history.  

1129  Jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1478  George, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London on this day in history.  

1478  Duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel on this day in history.  

1486  On this day in history chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer  

1503  On this day in history henry Tudor created Prince of Wales (later Henry VIII)  

1516  On this day in history mary I Tudor, [Bloody Mary], Greenwich, queen of England (1553-58)  

1517  The birth of Mary Tudor, Daughter of Henry VIII on this day in history.  

1535  Agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1536  On this day in history france & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel  

1536  On this day in history france & Turkey sign milt/trade agreement against King Karel  

1546  Martin Luther, who started the Lutheran religion, dies in Germany on this day in history.  

1546  On this day in history martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62  

1559  Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian on this day in history.  

1563  Huguenot Jean Poltrot de Méré shoots General François De Guise on this day in history.  

1563  On this day in history huguenot Jean Poltrot de Mere shoots gen Francois De Guise  

1564  On this day in history michelangelo dies in Rome.  

1564  On this day in history michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88  

1574  On this day in history zeeland falls to Dutch rebels  

1587  Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8] on this day in history.  

1609  Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) on this day in history.  

1632  Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer on this day in history.  

1634  Ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried  

1677  On this day in history jacques Cassini, French astronomer (rings of Saturn)  

1678  John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published on this day in history.  

1678  John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1374  Saint Jadwiga of Poland, queen of Poland (d. 1399) was born on this day in history.  

1404  On this day in history birth of leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Della Pittura)  

1486  Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer was born on this day in history.  

1516  On this day in history birth of mary I Tudor, [Bloody Mary], Greenwich, queen of England (1553-58)  

1530  On this day in history birth of uesugi Kenshin, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1578)  

1543  On this day in history birth of charles III, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1608)  

1559  On this day in history birth of isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian  

1602  Per Brahe (the younger), Swedish soldier (d. 1680) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In February - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0814  Death of Angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne on this day in history.  

0901  Death of Thabit ibn Qurra, Arab astronomer and mathematician (b. 826) on this day in history.  

0999  Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies on this day in history.  

1139  On this day in history death of prince Yaropolk II of Kiev (b. 1082)  

1217  On this day in history alexander Neckum de Sancto Albano, Engl encyclopedist, dies at 59  

1294  Death of Kublai Khan, Mongol Emperor (b. 1215) on this day in history.  

1379  On this day in history death of albert II of Mecklenburg (b. 1318)  

1397  On this day in history enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56