Historical Events For February - 18
Sunday, 25 June 2017
0814 On February - 18 angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne
0999 Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies on this day in history.
1129 On this day in history jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II
1217 On this day in history alexander Neckum de Sancto Albano, Engl encyclopedist, dies at 59
1268 The Livonian Brothers of the Sword are defeated by Dovmont of Pskov in the Battle of Rakovor on this day in history.
1332 On this day in history amda Seyon I, Emperor of Ethiopia begins his campaigns in the southern Muslim provinces.
1397 On this day in history 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 this day in history fra Angelico, Italian monk/painter, dies
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 Duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel on this day in history.
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 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 February - 18.
1536 France & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel on February - 18.
1536 On February - 18 france & Turkey sign milt/trade agreement against King Karel
1546 On February - 18 martin Luther, who started the Lutheran religion, dies in Germany.
1546 On February - 18 martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62
1559 On February - 18 isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian
1563 On this day in history huguenot Jean Poltrot de Méré shoots General François De Guise
1563 Huguenot Jean Poltrot de Mere shoots gen Francois De Guise on February - 18.
1564 On February - 18 michelangelo dies in Rome.
1564 On February - 18 michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88
1574 On February - 18 zeeland falls to Dutch rebels
1587 Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8] on February - 18.
1609 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) on February - 18.
1632 Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer on February - 18.
1634 On this day in history 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 John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published on February - 18.
1678 John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published on this day in history.