1414 On this day in history birth of jami, Persian poet (d. 1492)
1450 Marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pechinich, Croatian poet was born on August - 18.
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)
0353 Death of Decentius, Roman usurper on August - 18.
0849 Death of Walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian on August - 18.
1227 On this day in history genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies
1236 On August - 18 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 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 Death of Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406) on August - 18.