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 Charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange was born on this day in history.
1587 1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare) was born on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history birth of virginia Dare, 1st American born of English parents
1596 Jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665) was born on this day in history.
1605 On this day in history birth of henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660)
1606 On this day in history birth of maria Anna of Spain, Holy Roman Empire Empress and Queen of Hungary (d. 1646)
0353 Death of Decentius, Roman usurper on this day in history.
0849 On this day in history death of walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian
1227 Genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies on August - 18.
1236 On this day in history theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies
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 August - 18.
1318 Death of Clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (born c. 1268) on August - 18.
1430 Death of Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406) on this day in history.