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Historical Events Happened In January - 18

Friday, 29 May 2015

0336  St Mark elected Catholic Pope on January - 18.  

0350  General Maxentius drives out Western Roman emperor Constans on January - 18.  

0474  Leo II briefly becomes Byzantine emperor on this day in history.  

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

1126  Emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong on January - 18.  

1307  German king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf king of Bohemia on January - 18.  

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 this day in history.  

1479  Louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61 on January - 18.  

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

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  On this day in history alfonso Ferrabosco, composer  

1580  On January - 18 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  On this day in history francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois)  

1644  Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's first UFO sighting on January - 18.  

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 this day in history french Prince Louis II of Condé captured  

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

1659  Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1664  On January - 18 moise Amyrault, French theologist/vicar, dies  

1666  Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56 on January - 18.  

1671  Pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panamá on January - 18.  

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

1677  On this day in history john A van Riebeeck, Dutch founder Cape Colony, dies at 57  

1685  On January - 18 tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized  

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

1689  On January - 18 charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)  

1691  English king Willem III travels to The Hague on this day in history.  

1701  Frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia on January - 18.  

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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 January - 18.  

1519  Isabella Jagiełło, queen of Hungary (d. 1559) was born on this day in history.  

1543  On this day in history birth of alfonso Ferrabosco, composer  

1641  On this day in history birth of francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois)  

1657  On this day in history 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 January - 18.  

1688  Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765) was born on January - 18.  

Famous Deaths In January - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0052  On January - 18 death of publius Clodius Pulcher (murdered) (b. 93 BC)  

0474  Death of Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (b. 401) on January - 18.  

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

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 January - 18.  

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 January - 18.  

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