Historical Events For February - 18
Sunday, 22 January 2017
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 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 February - 18.
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 On February - 18 leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Della Pittura)
1455 Fra Angelico, Italian monk/painter, dies on this day in history.
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 February - 18.
1478 Duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel on this day in history.
1486 Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer on February - 18.
1503 On this day in history 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 February - 18.
1535 Agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, dies at 48 on this day in history.
1536 France & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel on this day in history.
1536 On February - 18 france & Turkey sign milt/trade agreement against King Karel
1546 Martin Luther, who started the Lutheran religion, dies in Germany on February - 18.
1546 Martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1559 Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian on February - 18.
1563 On February - 18 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 Zeeland falls to Dutch rebels on February - 18.
1587 On this day in history mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8]
1609 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) on February - 18.
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 February - 18.
1677 On this day in history jacques Cassini, French astronomer (rings of Saturn)
1678 On February - 18 john Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published
1678 On this day in history john Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published