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Historical Events In December - 18

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

0468  Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita on December - 18.  

0821  Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans on December - 18.  

1118  Aragon's Alfonso the Battler takes Saragossa December 18 from the Almoravid king Ali ibn-Yusuf, whose father defeated Castile's Alfonso VI in 1086 on this day in history.  

1118  Alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden on this day in history.  

1133  Hildebert, French writer on this day in history.  

1271  On December - 18 kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China.  

1352  Etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI on December - 18.  

1406  Anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant on this day in history.  

1505  On December - 18 john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed  

1562  Philipp Dulichius, composer on this day in history.  

1565  Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1569  On this day in history jakob Hassler, composer  

1577  On December - 18 anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32  

1597  On December - 18 barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67  

1603  Admiral Steven van der Haghens fleet departs to East-Indies on December - 18.  

1610  Charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist on this day in history.  

1621  English parliament accept unanimously, Protestation on this day in history.  

1633  On December - 18 adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised  

1633  Theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62 on this day in history.  

1635  Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian on December - 18.  

1638  On December - 18 le Pere Joseph, French mystic, dies  

1651  On December - 18 francisco the Melo, Portuguese/Spanish earl of Assumar, dies at 54  

1661  On this day in history the "S.S.Elizabeth" of Burntisland lost off the English coast with the Scottish records aboard, being returned from London to which they had been taken by Oliver Cromwell.  

1667  Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer on December - 18.  

1707  On this day in history charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement)  

1709  On December - 18 elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great & Catherine I)  

1710  Peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62 on December - 18.  

1719  Thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children" on December - 18.  

1732  On December - 18 johann Valentin Eckelt, composer, dies at 59  

1734  Jean-Baptiste Rey, composer on December - 18.  

1737  On this day in history antonio Stradivari, world-famous violin maker, dies in Cremona, Italy.  

1737  Antonio Stradivari, renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona Italy at 93 on December - 18.  

1745  Skirmish at Clifton where retreating Jacobite forces under Lord George Murray, defeated General Bland's Hanoverian troops. The last battle to be fought on English soil on this day in history.  

1751  Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, builder (Nepomukkerk, Prague), dies at 62 on December - 18.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1507  Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551) was born on this day in history.  

1562  Philipp Dulichius, composer was born on December - 18.  

1569  On December - 18 birth of jakob Hassler, composer  

1602  On December - 18 birth of simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650)  

1610  On December - 18 birth of charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist  

1620  On this day in history birth of heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (d. 1668)  

1633  Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised was born on December - 18.  

1633  Willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised was born on December - 18.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0468  Death of Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita on this day in history.  

0821  Death of Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans on this day in history.  

1133  Death of Hildebert, French writer on this day in history.  

1290  Death of King Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240) on this day in history.  

1442  On December - 18 death of pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371)  

1495  Death of King Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448) on this day in history.  

1505  On December - 18 death of john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed  

1565  Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62 on December - 18.  

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