Historical Events For February - 18
Thursday, 19 October 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 On this day in history jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II
1217 Alexander Neckum de Sancto Albano, Engl encyclopedist, dies at 59 on this day in history.
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 February - 18 amda Seyon I, Emperor of Ethiopia begins his campaigns in the southern Muslim provinces.
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 this day in history.
1455 On February - 18 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 this day in history chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer
1503 On February - 18 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 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 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 On February - 18 huguenot Jean Poltrot de Méré shoots General François De Guise
1563 On this day in history huguenot Jean Poltrot de Mere shoots gen Francois De Guise
1564 Michelangelo dies in Rome on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1632 Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer on this day in history.
1634 Ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution on February - 18.
1660 Judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried on this day in history.
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 John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published on February - 18.