Historical Events For February - 18
Monday, 19 February 2018
0814 Angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne on this day in history.
0999 Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies on February - 18.
1129 Jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II on this day in history.
1217 On February - 18 alexander Neckum de Sancto Albano, Engl encyclopedist, dies at 59
1268 On February - 18 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel
1486 Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer on February - 18.
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 On this day in history agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, dies at 48
1536 France & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel on February - 18.
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 Martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62 on February - 18.
1559 Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian on this day in history.
1563 On this day in history huguenot Jean Poltrot de Méré shoots General François De Guise
1563 On February - 18 huguenot Jean Poltrot de Mere shoots gen Francois De Guise
1564 On this day in history michelangelo dies in Rome.
1564 On this day in history 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 February - 18 edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
1632 On February - 18 giovanni Battista Vitali, composer
1634 On February - 18 ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution
1660 Judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried on this day in history.
1677 Jacques Cassini, French astronomer (rings of Saturn) on February - 18.
1678 On this day in history john Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published
1678 On February - 18 john Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published