Historical Events Happened In February - 18
Sunday, 23 October 2016
0814 On February - 18 angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne
0999 On February - 18 gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies
1129 On February - 18 jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II
1217 On February - 18 alexander Neckum de Sancto Albano, Engl encyclopedist, dies at 59
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 February - 18.
1397 On February - 18 enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56
1404 On February - 18 leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Della Pittura)
1455 On February - 18 fra Angelico, Italian monk/painter, dies
1478 On this day in history 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 February - 18 duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel
1486 On February - 18 chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer
1503 Henry Tudor created Prince of Wales (later Henry VIII) on this day in history.
1516 Mary I Tudor, [Bloody Mary], Greenwich, queen of England (1553-58) on this day in history.
1517 On February - 18 the birth of Mary Tudor, Daughter of Henry VIII
1535 Agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, dies at 48 on February - 18.
1536 France & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel on this day in history.
1536 France & Turkey sign milt/trade agreement against King Karel on this day in history.
1546 Martin Luther, who started the Lutheran religion, dies in Germany on February - 18.
1546 On this day in history martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62
1559 On February - 18 isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian
1563 On February - 18 huguenot Jean Poltrot de Méré shoots General François De Guise
1563 Huguenot Jean Poltrot de Mere shoots gen Francois De Guise on this day in history.
1564 Michelangelo dies in Rome on February - 18.
1564 On February - 18 michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88
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 this day in history edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
1632 Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer on February - 18.
1634 Ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution on this day in history.
1660 On February - 18 judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried
1677 Jacques Cassini, French astronomer (rings of Saturn) on this day in history.
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 February - 18.