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Historical Events Happened In January - 18

Sunday, 07 February 2016

0336  On this day in history 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  On January - 18 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 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  On this day in history 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  On January - 18 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 January - 18 francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru  

1535  On January - 18 the city of Lima, capital of present-day Peru, is founded by Spanish conquistadors on the central Pacific coast of South America.  

1543  On this day in history alfonso Ferrabosco, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 January - 18.  

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  On January - 18 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  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  On this day in history pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46  

1425  Death of Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (b. 1391) on January - 18.  

1471  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (b. 1419)  

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

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

1586  Death of Margaret of Austria, regent of The Netherlands (b. 1522) on January - 18.  

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