Historical Events Happened In January - 18
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
0336 On this day in history st Mark elected Catholic Pope
0350 General Maxentius drives out Western Roman emperor Constans on January - 18.
0474 On January - 18 leo II briefly becomes Byzantine emperor.
0532 On January - 18 nika uprising at Constantinople fails, 30-40,000 die
1126 On January - 18 emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong.
1307 On this day in history 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 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 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 Francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru on this day in history.
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 On January - 18 alfonso Ferrabosco, composer
1580 On January - 18 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 January - 18 francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois)
1644 Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's first UFO sighting on this day in history.
1644 1st UFO sighting in America, by perplexed pilgrims in Boston on January - 18.
1650 French Prince Louis II of Condé captured on January - 18.
1650 On January - 18 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 On January - 18 moise Amyrault, French theologist/vicar, dies
1666 On January - 18 adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
1671 On January - 18 pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panamá
1671 On this day in history 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 On this day in history tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
1689 On January - 18 the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher
1689 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) on this day in history.
1691 On this day in history english king Willem III travels to The Hague
1701 On this day in history frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia