Historical Events For February - 18
Saturday, 25 February 2017
0814 On this day in history angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne
0999 On February - 18 gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies
1129 Jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II on February - 18.
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 Leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Della Pittura) on February - 18.
1455 Fra Angelico, Italian monk/painter, dies on February - 18.
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 February - 18.
1478 Duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel on February - 18.
1486 Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer on February - 18.
1503 On this day in history henry Tudor created Prince of Wales (later Henry VIII)
1516 Mary I Tudor, [Bloody Mary], Greenwich, queen of England (1553-58) on February - 18.
1517 The birth of Mary Tudor, Daughter of Henry VIII on this day in history.
1535 On February - 18 agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, dies at 48
1536 On this day in history france & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel
1536 France & Turkey sign milt/trade agreement against King Karel on February - 18.
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 this day in history isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian
1563 Huguenot Jean Poltrot de Méré shoots General François De Guise on February - 18.
1563 On February - 18 huguenot Jean Poltrot de Mere shoots gen Francois De Guise
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 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) on this day in history.
1632 On this day in history giovanni Battista Vitali, composer
1634 Ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution on February - 18.
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 On February - 18 john Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published
1678 John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published on this day in history.