Historical Events Happened In January - 18
Monday, 24 October 2016
0336 On this day in history st Mark elected Catholic Pope
0350 On January - 18 general Maxentius drives out Western Roman emperor Constans
0474 On January - 18 leo II briefly becomes Byzantine emperor.
0532 On this day in history nika uprising at Constantinople fails, 30-40,000 die
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 Louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1486 On this day in history king Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV
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 this day in history.
1535 Francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru on this day in history.
1535 The city of Lima, capital of present-day Peru, is founded by Spanish conquistadors on the central Pacific coast of South America on January - 18.
1543 On January - 18 alfonso Ferrabosco, composer
1580 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 on January - 18.
1591 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 on January - 18.
1641 Francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois) on this day in history.
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 French Prince Louis II of Condé captured on this day in history.
1650 On this day in history 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 Moise Amyrault, French theologist/vicar, dies on this day in history.
1666 On this day in history adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
1671 On January - 18 pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panamá
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 January - 18.
1685 Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized on this day in history.
1689 On January - 18 the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher
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 Frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia on January - 18.