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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  On January - 18 leo II briefly becomes Byzantine emperor.  

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

1126  On this day in history emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong.  

1307  German king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf king of Bohemia on January - 18.  

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

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

1479  On January - 18 louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61  

1486  On this day in history king Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV  

1520  On this day in history christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats the Swedes at Lake Asunde  

1520  On January - 18 christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde  

1535  On this day in history francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru  

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 January - 18 alfonso Ferrabosco, composer  

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

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 January - 18.  

1644  Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's first UFO sighting on January - 18.  

1644  On this day in history 1st UFO sighting in America, by perplexed pilgrims in Boston  

1650  On this day in history french Prince Louis II of Condé captured  

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

1657  On January - 18 hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau)  

1659  Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 on January - 18.  

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

1666  Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56 on January - 18.  

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

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

1677  On this day in history john A van Riebeeck, Dutch founder Cape Colony, dies at 57  

1685  On January - 18 tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized  

1689  On January - 18 the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher  

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  On January - 18 birth of daigo, Emperor of Japan (d. 930)  

1519  Isabella Jagiełło, queen of Hungary (d. 1559) was born on this day in history.  

1543  Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer was born on January - 18.  

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

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

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

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

1688  Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0052  On January - 18 death of publius Clodius Pulcher (murdered) (b. 93 BC)  

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

1367  Pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1425  Death of Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (b. 1391) on this day in history.  

1471  Death of Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (b. 1419) on this day in history.  

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

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

1586  On January - 18 death of margaret of Austria, regent of The Netherlands (b. 1522)