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Historical Events In August - 18

Friday, 14 May 2021

0353  On this day in history decentius, Roman usurper  

0410  On August - 18 king Alarik I's Visigoten occupies & plunders Rome  

0472  On August - 18 flavius Ricimer, general of the Western Roman Empire, kingmaker  

0849  Walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian on this day in history.  

1201  The city of Riga is founded on August - 18.  

1227  On this day in history genghis Khan Dies  

1227  Genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies on August - 18.  

1236  Theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies on this day in history.  

1258  On August - 18 theodore II Lascaris, Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea  

1276  On August - 18 adrian V, [Ottobono Fieschi], Italian Pope (7/11-8/18/1276), dies  

1289  On August - 18 pope Nicolaus IV publishes degree "Supra montem"  

1318  Clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (born c. 1268) on August - 18.  

1450  On August - 18 marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pechinich, Croatian poet  

1503  Alexander VI, [Rodrigo de Borja], Spanish Pope (1492-1503), dies on August - 18.  

1541  On August - 18 a Portuguese ship drifts ashore in the ancient Japanese province of Higo (modern day Kumamoto Prefecture). (Traditional Japanese date: July 27, 1541)  

1559  On August - 18 paul IV, [Giampietro Caraffa], Pope (1555-59), dies at 83  

1564  On this day in history spanish king Philip II joins Council of Trente  

1572  King Navarra Henri de Bourbon marries Margaretha van Valois on August - 18.  

1579  On August - 18 charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange  

1587  On August - 18 first English child born in the New World (Virginia Dare)  

1587  On this day in history saul Wahl is elected King of Poland, according to legend.  

1587  On August - 18 1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare)  

1591  On this day in history governor of Roanoke Island colony returns from England & found everyone in the colony had disappeared [or Aug 17, 1590]  

1605  On this day in history spanish army under of general Spinola conquerors Lingen  

1613  On August - 18 giovanni Artusi, Italian composer  

1634  Urbain Grandier, accused and convicted of sorcery, is burned alive in Loudun, France on August - 18.  

1636  The Covenant of the Town of Dedham, Massachusetts is first signed on August - 18.  

1652  Benjamin G Cuyp, historical painter, dies at about 40 on this day in history.  

1674  On August - 18 jean Racine's "IphigĂ©nie," premieres in Versailles  

1685  On August - 18 brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem  

1686  Cassini reports seeing a satellite orbiting Venus on this day in history.  

1698  On August - 18 russian czar Peter the Great arrives in Zaandam  

1700  Swedish, English & Dutch army lands on Seeland, Denmark on August - 18.  

1712  Richard Savage, 4th Earl Rivers, English soldier on August - 18.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1414  On August - 18 birth of jami, Persian poet (d. 1492)  

1450  On August - 18 birth of marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pechinich, Croatian poet  

1579  On this day in history birth of charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange  

1587  On this day in history birth of 1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare)  

1587  Virginia Dare, 1st American born of English parents was born on August - 18.  

1596  Jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665) was born on August - 18.  

1605  Henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  

1606  On this day in history birth of maria Anna of Spain, Holy Roman Empire Empress and Queen of Hungary (d. 1646)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of decentius, Roman usurper  

0849  On August - 18 death of walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian  

1227  Genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies on this day in history.  

1236  Theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies on August - 18.  

1258  On this day in history death of theodore II Lascaris, Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea  

1276  Adrian V, [Ottobono Fieschi], Italian Pope (7/11-8/18/1276), dies on this day in history.  

1318  On August - 18 death of clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (born c. 1268)  

1430  Death of Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406) on this day in history.  

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