Historical Events Happened In January - 18
Saturday, 20 December 2014
0336 St Mark elected Catholic Pope on January - 18.
0350 On this day in history general Maxentius drives out Western Roman emperor Constans
0474 On January - 18 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 German king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf king of Bohemia on January - 18.
1367 On January - 18 pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46
1478 Grand Duke Ivan II of Moscow occupies Novgorod on January - 18.
1479 On January - 18 louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61
1486 On this day in history 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 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 January - 18 alfonso Ferrabosco, composer
1580 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 on this day in history.
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 Francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois) on January - 18.
1644 Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's first UFO sighting on January - 18.
1644 On this day in history 1st UFO sighting in America, by perplexed pilgrims in Boston
1650 On this day in history french Prince Louis II of Condé captured
1650 On January - 18 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 January - 18.
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 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 On January - 18 tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
1689 On January - 18 the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher
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 On January - 18 frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia