Historical Events Happened In January - 18
Sunday, 01 May 2016
0336 On January - 18 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 On this day in history nika uprising at Constantinople fails, 30-40,000 die
1126 Emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong on January - 18.
1307 On January - 18 german king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf king of Bohemia
1367 On January - 18 pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46
1478 On January - 18 grand Duke Ivan II of Moscow occupies Novgorod
1479 Louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61 on January - 18.
1486 King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV on this day in history.
1520 Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats the Swedes at Lake Asunde on this day in history.
1520 On January - 18 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 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 this day in history.
1641 On this day in history francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois)
1644 On this day in history perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's first UFO sighting
1644 On January - 18 1st UFO sighting in America, by perplexed pilgrims in Boston
1650 French Prince Louis II of Condé captured on January - 18.
1650 On January - 18 french Prince Louis II of CondĂ© 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 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 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 On this day in history john A van Riebeeck, Dutch founder Cape Colony, dies at 57
1685 Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized on this day in history.
1689 The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher on January - 18.
1689 On this day in history charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)
1691 English king Willem III travels to The Hague on January - 18.
1701 Frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia on January - 18.