Historical Events In April - 18
Friday, 03 July 2020
0310 On this day in history st Eusebius begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0387 On this day in history bishop Ambrosius of Milan baptizes Augustinus
0680 On this day in history mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies
1025 Bolesław Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland on April - 18.
1161 Theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
1480 On this day in history the birth of Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara
1480 On this day in history lucretia Borgia, murderess (poison)/daughter (Pope Alexander VI)
1504 Filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52 on April - 18.
1506 The cornerstone of the current St. Peter's Basilica is laid on this day in history.
1518 On April - 18 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 this day in history.
1530 Francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43 on April - 18.
1552 Mauritius of Saksen occupies Linz on April - 18.
1552 John Leland, antiquary, dies on April - 18.
1556 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1558 Roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent on this day in history.
1567 Wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63 on April - 18.
1580 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) on April - 18.
1587 On April - 18 john Foxe, author (Book of Martyrs), dies
1590 Ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17) on this day in history.
1599 Valencia arch duke Albrecht of Austrian marries Isabella of Spain on April - 18.
1605 On April - 18 giacomo Carissimi, composer
1610 On April - 18 robert Parsons, English jesuit leader/plotter, dies at 63
1612 On this day in history emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies
1636 Julius Caesar, English judge on April - 18.
1663 On April - 18 osman declares war on Austria
1666 On this day in history peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
1676 On April - 18 sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians
1679 Hofmannswaldau, writer, dies on April - 18.
1684 Gonzales Cocx, [Coques], painter, dies on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history 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.
1689 On April - 18 george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies
1690 On April - 18 charles V Leopold, Duke of Lotharingen/Austrian fieldmarshal, dies