Historical Events In December - 18
Sunday, 25 September 2022
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.