Historical Events In May - 18
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
1096 Crusaders massacre Jews of Worm today in history.
1152 Henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine today in history.
1268 Today in history the Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch.
1291 Today in history sultan of Egypt & his son take last Christian stronghold of Acre
1302 On this day in history trades people assault on French garrison (Brugse Metten)
1385 Peace of Doornik Gent & Louis van Thoughts on May - 18.
1385 Peace of Doornik: Gent & Louis van Thoughts today in history.
1536 On this day in history anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII of England, is beheaded after being convicted for adultery
1588 Today in history the Spanish Armada sets sail for England; it is defeated by England the following August
1593 On May - 18 playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.
1596 Today in history willem Barents leaves Amsterdam for Novaya Zemlya