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