1414 On August - 18 birth of jami, Persian poet (d. 1492)
1450 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history birth of jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665)
1605 On August - 18 birth of henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660)
1606 Maria Anna of Spain, Holy Roman Empire Empress and Queen of Hungary (d. 1646) was born on this day in history.
0353 On this day in history death of decentius, Roman usurper
0849 Death of Walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian on August - 18.
1227 On August - 18 genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies
1236 On August - 18 theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies
1258 Death of Theodore II Lascaris, Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea on August - 18.
1276 On August - 18 adrian V, [Ottobono Fieschi], Italian Pope (7/11-8/18/1276), dies
1318 On August - 18 death of clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (born c. 1268)
1430 On August - 18 death of thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406)