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Historical Events Happened In January - 18

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0336  St Mark elected Catholic Pope on January - 18.  

0350  On this day in history general Maxentius drives out Western Roman emperor Constans  

0474  Leo II briefly becomes Byzantine emperor on January - 18.  

0532  Nika uprising at Constantinople fails, 30-40,000 die on this day in history.  

1126  On January - 18 emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong.  

1307  On January - 18 german king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf king of Bohemia  

1367  On this day in history pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46  

1478  Grand Duke Ivan II of Moscow occupies Novgorod on January - 18.  

1479  On this day in history louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61  

1486  King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV on January - 18.  

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1520  Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats the Swedes at Lake Asunde on January - 18.  

1520  Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde on January - 18.  

1535  Francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru on January - 18.  

1535  On this day in history the city of Lima, capital of present-day Peru, is founded by Spanish conquistadors on the central Pacific coast of South America.  

1543  On this day in history alfonso Ferrabosco, composer  

1580  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 on January - 18.  

1591  On January - 18 king Naresuan of Siam kills Crown Prince Minchit Sra of Burma in single combat, for which this date is now observed marked as Royal Thai Armed Forces day.  

1641  Francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois) on this day in history.  

1644  Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's first UFO sighting on this day in history.  

1644  1st UFO sighting in America, by perplexed pilgrims in Boston on January - 18.  

1650  On January - 18 french Prince Louis II of Condé captured  

1650  On January - 18 french Prince Louis II of Condé captured  

1657  Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau) on January - 18.  

1659  On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

1664  On January - 18 moise Amyrault, French theologist/vicar, dies  

1666  On this day in history adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56  

1671  Pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panamá on this day in history.  

1671  Pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panama on January - 18.  

1677  John A van Riebeeck, Dutch founder Cape Colony, dies at 57 on January - 18.  

1685  On this day in history tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized  

1689  The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher on this day in history.  

1689  On January - 18 charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)  

1691  English king Willem III travels to The Hague on this day in history.  

1701  On January - 18 frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0885  Daigo, Emperor of Japan (d. 930) was born on this day in history.  

1519  Isabella Jagiełło, queen of Hungary (d. 1559) was born on January - 18.  

1543  On this day in history birth of alfonso Ferrabosco, composer  

1641  Francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois) was born on this day in history.  

1657  On this day in history birth of hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau)  

1672  Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731) was born on this day in history.  

1685  Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized was born on January - 18.  

1688  On January - 18 birth of lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0052  Death of Publius Clodius Pulcher (murdered) (b. 93 BC) on this day in history.  

0474  Death of Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (b. 401) on January - 18.  

1367  On January - 18 pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46  

1425  Death of Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (b. 1391) on January - 18.  

1471  On January - 18 death of emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (b. 1419)  

1479  Louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61 on January - 18.  

1580  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1586  Death of Margaret of Austria, regent of The Netherlands (b. 1522) on this day in history.  

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