Historical Events Happened In January - 18
Saturday, 04 July 2015
0336 St Mark elected Catholic Pope on January - 18.
0350 General Maxentius drives out Western Roman emperor Constans on this day in history.
0474 On January - 18 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 this day in history.
1307 On January - 18 german king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf king of Bohemia
1367 On this day in history pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46
1478 On January - 18 grand Duke Ivan II of Moscow occupies Novgorod
1479 On this day in history 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 Francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru on January - 18.
1535 The city of Lima, capital of present-day Peru, is founded by Spanish conquistadors on the central Pacific coast of South America on this day in history.
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 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 January - 18.
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 1st UFO sighting in America, by perplexed pilgrims in Boston on January - 18.
1650 On this day in history french Prince Louis II of Condé captured
1650 French Prince Louis II of Condé captured on this day in history.
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 On January - 18 adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
1671 Pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panamá on January - 18.
1671 On January - 18 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 Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized on this day in history.
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 January - 18 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.