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Historical Events In December - 18

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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

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  On this day in history hildebert, French writer  

1271  Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China on this day in history.  

1352  On December - 18 etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI  

1406  Anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant on December - 18.  

1505  John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed on December - 18.  

1562  Philipp Dulichius, composer on this day in history.  

1565  On December - 18 benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62  

1569  On December - 18 jakob Hassler, composer  

1577  Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 on December - 18.  

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  On this day in history english parliament accept unanimously, Protestation  

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

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

1635  On this day in history antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  Peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

1732  Johann Valentin Eckelt, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history antonio Stradivari, renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona Italy at 93  

1745  On December - 18 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  Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551) was born on this day in history.  

1562  On December - 18 birth of philipp Dulichius, composer  

1569  Jakob Hassler, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1633  On December - 18 birth of willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised  

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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 December - 18.  

0821  On December - 18 death of theodulf, Bishop of Orléans  

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

1290  On this day in history death of king Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240)  

1442  Death of Pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371) on this day in history.  

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  On December - 18 benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62  

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