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.