Historical Events Happened In February - 18
Thursday, 02 July 2015
0814 On February - 18 angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne
0999 On this day in history gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies
1129 Jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II on February - 18.
1217 Alexander Neckum de Sancto Albano, Engl encyclopedist, dies at 59 on February - 18.
1268 The Livonian Brothers of the Sword are defeated by Dovmont of Pskov in the Battle of Rakovor on February - 18.
1332 On February - 18 amda Seyon I, Emperor of Ethiopia begins his campaigns in the southern Muslim provinces.
1397 Enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1404 On February - 18 leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Della Pittura)
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 this day in history.
1478 Duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel on this day in history.
1486 Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history 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 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 Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88 on February - 18.
1574 On February - 18 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 February - 18.
1632 Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer on February - 18.
1634 On February - 18 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 February - 18.
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.