1480 On this day in history birth of lucretia Borgia, murderess (poison)/daughter (Pope Alexander VI)
1521 On this day in history birth of francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac)
1580 On this day in history birth of thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)
1590 On this day in history birth of ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17)
1590 Ahmed I, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1617) was born on April - 18.
1605 On April - 18 birth of giacomo Carissimi, composer
1729 Gaetano B Vestris, Italian/French ballet dancer was born on April - 18.
1732 George Colman, "the Elder was born on this day in history.
0680 Mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies on this day in history.
1161 On this day in history death of theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury
1504 On this day in history filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52
1530 Francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43 on April - 18.
1552 John Leland, antiquary, dies on April - 18.
1556 On this day in history luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61
1558 Death of Roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent on this day in history.
1567 On April - 18 wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63