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Historical Events In December - 18

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

0821  On this day in history theodulf, Bishop of Orléans  

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  On December - 18 alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden  

1133  On December - 18 hildebert, French writer  

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

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 this day in history.  

1562  On December - 18 philipp Dulichius, composer  

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

1569  Jakob Hassler, composer on this day in history.  

1577  Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

1597  On this day in history barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67  

1603  On this day in history admiral Steven van der Haghens fleet departs to East-Indies  

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

1621  English parliament accept unanimously, Protestation on December - 18.  

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

1633  On December - 18 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  Francisco the Melo, Portuguese/Spanish earl of Assumar, dies at 54 on December - 18.  

1661  On December - 18 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  On December - 18 wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer  

1707  Charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement) on this day in history.  

1709  Elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great & Catherine I) on this day in history.  

1710  On December - 18 peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62  

1719  On December - 18 thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children"  

1732  Johann Valentin Eckelt, composer, dies at 59 on December - 18.  

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

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

1737  On this day in history antonio Stradivari, renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona Italy at 93  

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  On December - 18 kilian I von Dientzenhofer, builder (Nepomukkerk, Prague), dies at 62  

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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 December - 18.  

1562  On December - 18 birth of philipp Dulichius, composer  

1569  On December - 18 birth of jakob Hassler, composer  

1602  Simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650) was born on December - 18.  

1610  Charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist was born on December - 18.  

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

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

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

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

1290  On December - 18 death of king Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240)  

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

1495  On this day in history death of king Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448)  

1505  On this day in history 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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