Historical Events In February - 18
Tuesday, 24 April 2018
0814 Angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne on February - 18.
0999 Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies on February - 18.
1129 On this day in history jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1478 On February - 18 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 On February - 18 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 On February - 18 agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, dies at 48
1536 France & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel on February - 18.
1536 On this day in history 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 Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian on this day in history.
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 Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88 on February - 18.
1574 On February - 18 zeeland falls to Dutch rebels
1587 On February - 18 mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8]
1609 On this day in history edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
1632 On this day in history giovanni Battista Vitali, composer
1634 On this day in history 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 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.