Historical Events In April - 18
Friday, 14 May 2021
0310 St Eusebius begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0387 On this day in history bishop Ambrosius of Milan baptizes Augustinus
0680 On April - 18 mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies
1025 On April - 18 bolesław Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland.
1161 Theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
1480 On April - 18 the birth of Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara
1480 Lucretia Borgia, murderess (poison)/daughter (Pope Alexander VI) on April - 18.
1504 Filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52 on this day in history.
1506 The cornerstone of the current St. Peter's Basilica is laid on this day in history.
1518 On this day in history bona Sforza is crowned as queen consort of Poland.
1521 On April - 18 parliament of Worms: Cardinal Alexander questions Maarten Luther
1521 Francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac) on April - 18.
1530 On April - 18 francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43
1552 On this day in history mauritius of Saksen occupies Linz
1552 On this day in history john Leland, antiquary, dies
1556 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on April - 18.
1558 Roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent on this day in history.
1567 On April - 18 wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63
1580 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) on this day in history.
1587 John Foxe, author (Book of Martyrs), dies on April - 18.
1590 On this day in history ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17)
1599 On April - 18 valencia arch duke Albrecht of Austrian marries Isabella of Spain
1605 On this day in history giacomo Carissimi, composer
1610 Robert Parsons, English jesuit leader/plotter, dies at 63 on April - 18.
1612 Emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies on this day in history.
1636 Julius Caesar, English judge on April - 18.
1663 On this day in history osman declares war on Austria
1666 On April - 18 peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
1676 Sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians on this day in history.
1679 Hofmannswaldau, writer, dies on April - 18.
1684 On this day in history gonzales Cocx, [Coques], painter, dies
1689 Death of British Chief Justice Judge George Jeffreys in the Tower of London. He presided over the "Bloody Assizes" following the Monmouth Rebellion of 1685 on this day in history.
1689 George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies on April - 18.
1690 On this day in history charles V Leopold, Duke of Lotharingen/Austrian fieldmarshal, dies