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Historical Events In December - 18

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0468  On December - 18 huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita  

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

1118  On this day in history 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  

1118  On this day in history alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden  

1133  Hildebert, French writer on December - 18.  

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 this day in history.  

1406  On this day in history anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant  

1505  On this day in history john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed  

1562  On this day in history philipp Dulichius, composer  

1565  On this day in history benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62  

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 this day in history.  

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  Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised on this day in history.  

1633  On this day in history theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62  

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  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 on December - 18.  

1667  Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer on this day in history.  

1707  Charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement) on December - 18.  

1709  On this day in history elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great & Catherine I)  

1710  On this day in history peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62  

1719  On this day in history thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children"  

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

1734  On this day in history jean-Baptiste Rey, composer  

1737  Antonio Stradivari, world-famous violin maker, dies in Cremona, Italy on December - 18.  

1737  On December - 18 antonio Stradivari, renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona Italy at 93  

1745  On this day in history 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.  

1751  Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, builder (Nepomukkerk, Prague), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1507  On December - 18 birth of Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551)  

1562  On December - 18 birth of philipp Dulichius, composer  

1569  Jakob Hassler, composer was born on December - 18.  

1602  Simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650) was born on this day in history.  

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

1620  Heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (d. 1668) was born on December - 18.  

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

1633  Willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In December - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0468  On this day in history death of huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita  

0821  On this day in history death of theodulf, Bishop of Orléans  

1133  On this day in history death of hildebert, French writer  

1290  Death of King Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240) on December - 18.  

1442  Death of Pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371) on December - 18.  

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

1505  Death of John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed on this day in history.  

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

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