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Historical Events Happened In January - 18

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

0336  On January - 18 st Mark elected Catholic Pope  

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

0474  On this day in history leo II briefly becomes Byzantine emperor.  

0532  Nika uprising at Constantinople fails, 30-40,000 die on January - 18.  

1126  On January - 18 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 this day in history.  

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

1478  Grand Duke Ivan II of Moscow occupies Novgorod on this day in history.  

1479  Louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1535  On January - 18 francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru  

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

1543  Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer on January - 18.  

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  On this day in history francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois)  

1644  On January - 18 perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's first UFO sighting  

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

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  On January - 18 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 January - 18.  

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

1677  John A van Riebeeck, Dutch founder Cape Colony, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1685  Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized on this day in history.  

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

1689  Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) on January - 18.  

1691  On January - 18 english king Willem III travels to The Hague  

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  On January - 18 birth of alfonso Ferrabosco, composer  

1641  On January - 18 birth of francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois)  

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

1672  On this day in history birth of antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731)  

1685  Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1688  On this day in history 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 January - 18.  

0474  On this day in history death of leo I, Byzantine Emperor (b. 401)  

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

1425  On January - 18 death of edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (b. 1391)  

1471  Death of Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (b. 1419) on January - 18.  

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

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