1414 On this day in history birth of jami, Persian poet (d. 1492)
1450 On this day in history birth of marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pechinich, Croatian poet
1579 On August - 18 birth of charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange
1587 1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare) was born on August - 18.
1587 Virginia Dare, 1st American born of English parents was born on this day in history.
1596 Jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665) was born on this day in history.
1605 On August - 18 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 On this day in history death of decentius, Roman usurper
0849 Death of Walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian on August - 18.
1227 Genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies on this day in history.
1236 Theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies on this day in history.
1258 On August - 18 death of theodore II Lascaris, Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea
1276 On this day in history adrian V, [Ottobono Fieschi], Italian Pope (7/11-8/18/1276), dies
1318 On this day in history death of clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (born c. 1268)
1430 On this day in history death of thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406)