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Historical Events Happened In January - 18

Monday, 28 July 2014

0336  On this day in history st Mark elected Catholic Pope  

0350  General Maxentius drives out Western Roman emperor Constans on this day in history.  

0474  On this day in history 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  On this day in history german king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf king of Bohemia  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1520  Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde on this day in history.  

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  Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer on this day in history.  

1580  On this day in history antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63  

1591  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau) on this day in history.  

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

1664  On this day in history moise Amyrault, French theologist/vicar, dies  

1666  Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56 on this day in history.  

1671  On this day in history pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panamá  

1671  On this day in history pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panama  

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

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 this day in history charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)  

1691  On this day in history english king Willem III travels to The Hague  

1701  Frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia on this day in history.  

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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  On this day in history birth of isabella Jagiełło, queen of Hungary (d. 1559)  

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  Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau) was born on this day in history.  

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)  

Famous Deaths In January - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0052  On this day in history death of publius Clodius Pulcher (murdered) (b. 93 BC)  

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 this day in history death of edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (b. 1391)  

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

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

1580  On this day in history antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63  

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